He urged the people of ONELGA to work with the Rivers State Government to ensure that the area remains peaceful, so that the people can recover from the devastation of the past.
The governor said everyone must work together to build the peace of ONELGA to avoid a repeat of the New Year tragedy.
He said: “I am here today to further express my condolences to the families that lost loved ones and also express my sympathy to the injured. Like I said before, the Rivers State Government will foot the hospital bills of the injured and support support the families of the deceased “.
The governor particularly announced that the State Government will take up the training of a one-year girl, Purity Anthony orphaned by the Don Wanny attack. He stated that the State Government will set aside N50million for her education .
Governor Wike said the manner that Don Wanny met his untimely end, indicates that nobody will escape the long arm of the law, irrespective of the the charms they possess.
While thanking the local vigilante group, OSPAC, for their contributions to the restoration of peace and the dis-logdement of Donny Wanny, he warned them against following the criminal route, as they will suffer the Don Wanny fate.
He said that Don Wanny reign of terror lasted throughout the leadership of Amaechi, pointing out that he was eliminated as a result of the commitment of his administration.
Commenting on the politicisation of Rivers Security by the Minister of Transportation, the governor regretted that the Minister has devoted his days at the Federal Executive Council to creating crisis in the state.
He listed several projects that he attracted to the state as a Minister of State for Education and wondered why the Minister of Transportation has failed alongside his godson, the Director General of NIMASA
He informed ONELGA people that he has reached agreements with Agip and Total on their corporate social responsibility to the host communities. He said that the State Service Commanders and the Secretary to the Rivers State Government met with Agip
on Tuesday to finalise the process for the implementation of agreements reached.
Governor Wike announced that all projects started in ONELGA will be completed and more projects will be initiated for the people.
Earlier, Chairman of ONELGA, Mr Osi Olisa said that the people of the area will continue to work with the Rivers State Governor to entrench peace in the area.
He said that ONELGA remains loyal to the Rivers State Governor beyond 2019 because of his achievements.