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Tinubu intervenes in Rivers political crisis, says Mohammed



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President Bola Tinubu has intervened in the crisis rocking the executive and the legislature in Rivers.

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State stated this while briefing State House Correspondents after a closed-door session with Tinubu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday.

“We had a closed session where very serious national issues were discussed that has serious security implications. That is the problem emerging in Rivers.

“The president in his usual leadership position intervened and then it will appear that there will be peace in that respect.

“He has showed that he is a president for everybody.

“A president for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a president for the All Progressives Congress (APC) by intervening today and bringing succour and solace to the people of Rivers.

“On behalf of governors in states controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) I extol the leadership qualities of Mr President.

“I congratulated him and expressed appreciation that PDP governors that had gone through tribunals emerged victorious. We know that is leadership,” the governor said.

Mohammed also extolled Tinubu as a great leader who did not use his big hammer to extricate or to emasculate opposition.

“We found this very good and going forward we pledge that we are going to work with him to bring good governance to the people of Nigeria,” he said.

The governor also commended the professionalism in the conduct and the way and manner the judiciary had been working under the leadership of President Tinubu.

“There is professionalism in the conduct and the way and manner the judiciary is working under his leadership,” Mohammed stressed.

Salisu Sani-idris

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