Military restricts Rivers governor, Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

The Nigerian military has restricted the Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, from moving around different polling units in the state.

Mr. Amaechi, who drove himself in a black 4WD, was stopped by the Essien Essien, the Brigade Commander of the second Brigade, Bori Camp in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

In a heated argument, the governor asked the brigade commander to arrest him if necessary as he was determined to drive back to the government house having finished his accreditation.

Mr. Amaechi said he had asked that someone calls him once the voting materials are ready at the unit.

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