The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has launched a new Rivers State’s security outfit known as C41. The new security outfit was reported to have been launched to tackle the IPOB’s Eastern Security Network.
While speaking during the event today, the Rivers State governor made it known that the C41 security outfit was launched due to his desire and intention to make sure that the lives and properties of Rivers people are well secured and protected all over the state.
The Governor said “we have made appreciable success in the are of security, but we wouldn’t rest on our oars. Personnel of the outfit which comprises of 400 policemen and 200 civil defence personal have in the last month been specially trained in relevant skills to ensure they carry out their duty efficiently.”
The Rivers State governor went on and made it known that the security agencies in Rivers State have tried but proactive steps should also be taken so as to stop all forms of criminal activities in the state. Brand new vehicles were handed over to them. The State government also promised to donate a total of 15 gunboats to the Navy, Army and Police in the state.