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River State Crisis: Prominent Rivers leaders visit injured lawmaker in London hospital

Prominent leaders of Rivers State from across political and professional divides, Saturday,  visited the member representing Obio/Akpor State Constituency 2, Hon. Michael Chinda, at the Bupa Comwell Hospital, London, United Kingdom (UK), where the legislator is recuperating from head and jaw surgeries.

Those who visited the injured lawmaker include the Minister of State for Education, Mr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike; a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Austin Opara; President of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Chief Okey Wali (SAN); a former  Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, National Treasurer, Mr Kenneth Kobani; a former Transport Minister, Dr Abiye Sekibo; Rivers State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman, Bro. Felix Obuah; and a former Commissioner in Rivers State, Mr. Bonny Iyaye.

The leaders thanked God that Chinda survived the attack during the fracas at the state House of Assembly. They condemned the assault.

Speaking after the visit, Wike called on the constituents of the lawmaker to remain calm; pointing out that justice will be done in the matter.

Opara expressed happiness that the lawmaker had been stabilized.

Sekibo, while condemning the attack on Chinda, said Nigerians must rise to condemn pre-meditated act of violence Obuah regretted the attack on the lawmaker.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
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