Task force on borders: Another misstep, dangerously ignorant line of action by Wike, says Finebone

Posted by News Express | 23 April 2020 | 434 times

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•APC chieftain Chris Finebone

A chieftain and former state spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Chris Finebone, has criticised Governor Nyesom Wike’s move to set up task force on borders which is aimed at checkmating the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading in Rivers State.

Finebone, in a statement titled ‘Reaction to Setting up of Task Force on Borders by Gov. Nyesom Wike’, stated: “It will be another misstep on the part of the Governor to embark on such dangerously ignorant line of action. More so, it will amount to exposing innocent young men who will constitute the boundary task force to enormous danger.”

Continuing, he said: “There is no doubt that our security agencies sometime falter when needed most. But that should not be a reason to resort to self-help.

“Let the Governor continue to work with security agents towards enforcing boundary lockdown. Opening another flank of faceoff with the federal security agencies at this time is highly unnecessary. It is even more needless to create a situation that will endanger the lives of innocent young men in the name of task force on borders.”

Source: News Express

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