Wike to set up probe panel on PH stampede tragedy where 33 died


·Governor mourns the deaths  

Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers State who is in faraway Abuja slugging it out to win a presidential ticket has promised to set up a probe panel to investigate the ass death in Port Harcourt today, May 28, 2022.

The incident took place at Polo Club arena when a where a church was to give out items free.

The governor in a statement has expressed grief over the loss of lives in the unfortunate stampede incident.

Gov who said he is disheartened by the tragedy also said he has mourned the victims. He has expressed profound condolences to the bereaved families. 

“On behalf of the Government and people of Rivers State, I pray for God to grant the bereaved families the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones.  

“I also pray for the souls of all the faithful departed to rest in perfect peace. And to the injured, I wish them a speedy recovery.” 

The governor said the Rivers State government will constitute a probe panel to investigate the incident and details on what transpired. 

(Source: Kelvin Ebiri, SA media)