Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Friday the ordered sealing of the campaign office of presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, and his deputy, Ifeanyi Okowa in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The building was sealed by Rivers State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development.
Rivers State Government said in a statement that the Atiku /Okowa office was sealed over environmental pollution.
According to the government, “The campaign office was sealed for producing noisy political activities in residential areas without the state’s approval.”
Read Also Malaysia Appoints Nigerian Professor To National Security Index Study
Police Apprehend Fake Doctor In Ondo After Performing Surgery On Pregnant Woman
“The office, located at the the D/Line Port Harcourt, was sealed off for producing noisy political activities in residential areas without approval from the State government.
The state government said activities at the campaign office were in breach of Executive Orders 21 and 22 signed into law by Wike.
Read Also Osun Tribunal: Governor Adeleke Educationally Qualified To Contest – Witness
Wike had earlier on Friday blasted Senator Lee Maeba, the Chairman of Atiku Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State for not attracting development to his area in Ogoniland.
Wike spoke in Ogoniland while commissioning the dualized Sakpenwa Ogoni road built by his administration.