Investigation Launched into Security Incident at Rivers State Assembly Amid Political Tensions

Investigation Launched into Rivers State Assembly Security Incident

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) announced on Monday that they have initiated an investigation into the security situation at the Rivers State House of Assembly complex.

This development follows a recent explosion at the complex, which has raised concerns about the overall security in the region.

Incident Amidst Political Tensions

The incident at the assembly complex occurred amidst heightened political tensions, particularly concerning a plan by some lawmakers to impeach the State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara.

This has added to the complexity of the situation, as it appears to be intertwined with political rivalries within the state.

Tension and Police Response

On Monday, tension escalated at the assembly complex when police officers were accused of firing teargas canisters and using water cannons against the state governor.

This confrontational situation has not only raised security concerns but has also garnered public attention and sparked debates about the role of law enforcement in political matters.

Promise of Immediate Action

The Nigeria Police Force, in a statement, has expressed its commitment to taking swift action against those responsible for the chaos at the assembly complex.

They have assured the public that the matter is under investigation by the Rivers State Police Command, and they will provide updates as the investigation progresses.

Prioritizing Public Safety

The statement also emphasized that the safety of the public remains a top priority for the police force.

This underlines the importance of maintaining security and order in public institutions, particularly in the midst of political disputes that could potentially lead to unrest.


The investigation into the security situation at the Rivers State House of Assembly complex is a critical step in maintaining law and order.

It’s essential for law enforcement agencies to address security breaches in government institutions promptly.

This incident also highlights the need for a calm and measured approach in addressing political tensions to prevent further unrest.

The police force’s commitment to public safety is a reassuring message to the citizens who expect law enforcement to uphold peace and security in the region.

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