Rivers Crisis Resolved As Fubara, Wike Sign Agreement

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State and his immediate predecessor, Nyesom Wike have agreed to end the political crisis rocking the state.

Information gathered shows that the agreement was reached after President Bola Tinubu and other stakeholders met with the two warring factions on Monday.

A document emerging from the meeting directed that all impeachment proceedings initiated against Fubara by the Rivers State House of Assembly should be dropped immediately.

It also directed that all matters instituted in the courts by Fubara, and his team, in respect of the political crisis in the state “shall be withdrawn IMMEDIATELY”.

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Other directives according to the document read, “The leadership of the Rivers State House of Assembly as led by the Rt Hon Martin Amaewhule shall be recognized alongside the 27 members who resigned from the PDP.

“The remunerations and benefits of ALL members of the Rivers State House of Assembly and their staff must be reinstated immediately and the Governor of Rivers State shall henceforth not interfere with the full funding of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

“The Rivers State House of Assembly shall choose where they want to sit and conduct their legislative business without interference and/or hindrance from the Executive arm of government.

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“The Governor of Rivers State, Sir Fubara, shall re-present the state budget to a properly constituted Rivers State House of Assembly.

“The names of ALL commissioners in the Rivers State Executive Council who resigned their appointments because of the political crisis in the state should be resubmitted to the House of Assembly for approval.

“There should not be a caretaker committee for the local governments in Rivers State. The dissolution of the Local Government administration is null and void and shall not be recognized.”