Rivers State Governor, Sim Fubara has warned the military to steer clear of politics of the state.
Fubara said this when the Commanding officer (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Abdussalam visited him at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
The visit was to pledge the Division’s support for his administration and to seek sutained support from the state in mutual trust for enhanced security
“Don’t indulge in politics. Your predecessors who indulged in politics here ended up badly. If you don’t listen and you engage, when we (Rivers people) finish our prayers, you will go with sickness,” he said.
“At this particular time, what is most critical is security. I know one of your roles is to complement Police efforts on internal security, especially when it concerns criminal activities. The army has capacity to combat this area of security,” he added.