Determined to ensure a hitch-free and credible re-run Senatorial/House of Representative elections in Rivers State, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris and the Director-General of Department of State Services, Musa Daura, have conveyed a peace meeting.
In attendance at the crucial meeting held on Tuesday in Port-Harcourt were Governor Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
The meeting deliberated on the overall need to have peaceful, free and fair election devoid of violence which was the hallmark of the previous elections in the State.
Governor Wike and Mr Amaechi resolved to be irrevocably committed to lasting peace and vouched to play the game by the rules in the forthcoming re-run elections in the State.
They also agreed to prevail on their teaming supporters to adhere to their commitment to peace and security in the State.
Also, the two major stakeholders agreed to convene another meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State aimed at further solidifying the commitment to peace reached in the meeting, which is a prelude to the roadmap that will usher a permanent and lasting peace in Rivers State.
According to Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, the meeting was held in an atmosphere of mutual respect and cordiality.