Police Arrest Youths Attempting To Burn Down Speakers’ House In Rivers State
One Hundred And Twenty-Two suspects including the President of the Rivers State Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Chijioke Ihunwo have been arrested by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Grace Iringe-Koko confirmed the arrest, explaining that the youths went to attack the speaker in his house and attempted to pull down the gate.
“While they were carrying out their nefarious activities at the scene, a distress call was received by the control room of the command tactical teams, who were immediately deployed to the scene, Iringe-Koko said.
She further said that the command has placed adequate security at the State House of Assembly Complex, including the Speaker’s House and other strategic locations/infrastructure in the state to forestall any ugly incident.