Governor Fubara’s Wife Abducted In Port Harcourt? Fact Emerges

Port Harcourt, Rivers state – A message circulating on the social networking site, Facebook , claims there was a gunfight in Port Harcourt, between soldiers loyal to Rivers state governor, Sim Fubara, and those loyal to his predecessor, Nyesom Wike….CONTINUE READING reports that Wike is the incumbent minister of the federal capital territory (FCT), and is embroiled in an ongoing feud with Governor Fubara.

The post made on February 27, 2024, alleged that there was chaos in Port Harcourt due to the shootout and that Fubara’s wife, Valerie, was abducted in the process.

It partly reads:

“The clash, which lasted for several hours, resulted in widespread panic and raised concerns about the deteriorating security situation in the state.

“Eyewitnesses reported that the confrontation began when a convoy of armed soldiers loyal to Governor Wike intercepted a vehicle carrying Siminalayi Fubara and his wife, who were on their way to attend a social event.

“The situation quickly escalated as both sides exchanged gunfire, creating a tense and volatile atmosphere in the heart of the city.”

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, a fact-checking platform, Africa

Check, investigated the claim.

Following its scrutiny, the media platform held that there is no evidence of the claim, adding that there is also no credible report of Fubara’s wife being abducted.

In a piece of related news, reported that the killing of Izuma David Odiereke, aka Solution, a notorious cult leader terrorising the Owube Kingdom in Ahoada West local government area of Rivers state was celebrated by residents.

Solution, who had been on the wanted list of the police was killed during a gun battle with law enforcement officers in a forest within the local government area.


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