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Gov Wike puts N200m reward on community attackers’ whereabouts

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Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has promised to give N200 million rewards to anyone who can give information that will lead to arrest of the suspected gunmen who attacked Moku, Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of the state on New Year day.

The gunmen in the early morning attack killed at least 16 persons leaving the community in mourning.

The Governor in reaction to this attack promised to reward anyone who can identify the perpetrators with the sum of N200 million, Channels TV reports.

Mr Wike, who visited the community, alongside heads of security agencies in the state on Tuesday assured the victims of government’s support and also vowed to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.

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One of the victims of the attack, who lost her husband and child in the attack, told the Governor that the hoodlums stormed her home on the day of the attack and suddenly started shooting anyone in sight.

A combined team of the army, the Police, DSS and men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp, NSCDC, have since swung into action to ensure arrest the suspects behind the attack.

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