The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has condemned in strong terms the police raid on the Abuja residence of Ijaw National Leader and Elder Statesman, Pa Edwin Clark.
A statement by Special Adviser to the Governor of Media Relations, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, quoted him as having described the police action as reprehensible, shocking and condemnable.
He said that the action smacks of so much desperation, callousness and insensitivity in a country under democratic governance.
Governor Dickson said that Police action showed lack of respect for the leaders in Nigeria and the people of the Niger Delta who have made sustained efforts to ensure the prevalence of peace in the region. Read more