The convoy of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi was alleged to have attacked the convoy of the Rivers State governor, Nyemson Wike this afternoon.
The governor said he escaped being assassinated by the Special Anti-Robbery squad, SARS attached to the convoy of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
A statement by the governorâ€™s media aide, Mr Sime
on Nwakaudu, said the ugly incident happened at Nwanja junction, Trans Amadi road when the governor was inspecting ongoing road construction job in the area.
The statement said the governorâ€™s out rider was allegedly hit by the convoy and the Policemen in the Pilot car attacked.
Wike according to the statement was not hurt, he continued with his inspection of the road project after the incident.
Effort to get the Spokesman of 6 Division, Nigerian army in Port Harcourt, Colonel Aminu Ilyasu and the Police comment on the allegation was futile.
At press time Colonel Ilyasu had not responded to a text message from our Correspondent to him for comment on the alleged incident.
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