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2 Soldiers Injured, Hospitalized After Invasion At Rivers Collation Center. Photos

Two officers, a Captain and a Corporal are now lying critically injured in two different hospitals in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

While Captain Adams is currently admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Corporal Adebayo Adeosun is battling for survival at the Military Hospital, Aba Road, Port Harcourt.

The Rivers State Command on a fact-finding assessment, conducted newsmen to visit the two Military officers who were allegedly attacked by Officers attached to Government House, Port Harcourt and suspected thugs during of Governorship results at the Obio-Akpor Local government council.

Spokesman of the Command who led newsmen to the Hospitals said, “a statement will be issued to that effect.”

One of the victims, Captain Adams, while narrating his said, “At about 2300hrs we got information that some hoodlums were planning to attack the Obio-Akpor to disrupt the collation activity.

“When we got there, we met some Police Officers who we discussed with and told them about the security report we got. So we agreed that because of that report we will limit access into to Collation centre.

“Less than 10mins after, the convoy of the Rivers State arrived with 30 to 40 other cars. Suddenly, some men in Police Uniforms stepped out of the vehicles and started shooting sporadically.

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“When we saw the Governor we lowered our guards and stepped back. And as we are stepping back, the mob attacked us, lynched us and a bullet was released in my stomach.”

In the meantime, the Rivers State Government had earlier alleged a move by the , Police and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to subvert the will of Rivers people by declaring concocted results for the Rivers State Governorship Election.

Addressing newsmen at Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday, Rivers State Commissioner of Information and Communication, Emma Okah said that soldiers and SARS Personnel storm Collation Centres and hijack already collated results.

“They stopped PDP agents from gaining entrance into the Collation Centre at ABA Road. The movement has been restricted and free access given to APC leaders.

However, a 5-man committee from the INEC headquarters is expected in Rivers |State after the suspension of the electoral process by the Commission.

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