The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has revealed why Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike declared war on him.
According to him, he rejected the billions of naira offer from the governor to compromise the February 23 and March 9, general elections in Rivers.
Maj.-Gen. Sarham, who doubles as the Land Component Commander of Operation Delta Safe, also described as bizarre and spurious allegations by the governor that he was involved in illegal bunkering and leaking the proceedings of the State Security Council meetings to criminals in the state, among others.
In a statement yesterday the by Col. Aminu Iliyasu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of the 6 Division, Maj.-Gen. Sarham, condemned the unfounded and false allegations against him by the Rivers governor, a chieftain of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the video clip released on May 15 by Simeon Nwakaudu (Wike’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media). Read more