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Governor Wike Compensates Victims Of 2019 Election Violence With N450 Million

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has released the sum of N450 million as compensation for the victims of violence in the 2019 presidential election in Abonnema community of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area.

The beneficiaries include those who lost their lives, sustained bullet wounds, lost valuable items and were arrested and detained by the Nigerian Army.

The victims were allegedly attacked by soldiers who were drafted to the area to maintain law and order during the last presidential election.

No fewer than 37 persons lost their lives during the 2019 presidential election in Abonnema.

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