Fubara: Rivers Principals, teachers, students risk sack for cultism

Governor Siminialayi Fubara of Rivers State has threatened to sack any student, Principal, or teacher involve in cultism either from the school or the State Civil Service henceforth.

A notorious cult members had beheaded a Divisional Police officer (DPO) in the State and thereafter posted the grizzly video in the internet, fuelling global outrage.

Fubara issued the warning at the commissioning of Government Comprehensive school on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the State Capital, after he placed N100 million bounty on the fugitive murderer of the DPO.

Fubara who frowned at the upsurge of violent crimes in the State, clarifying that Rivers people are known for protecting the interest and integrity of the State.

He warned against attempts outlaws to destroy the State to scuttle dividends of democracy in Rivers State.

“Our duty is to continue to do those things that you voted us for, to make our system better.

“River State is in the news where a group of cult killed a police officer and have the boldness to record, mention the name of the group and send it to media.

“It is sad. It’s unfortunate. We are noted to protect the interest and integrity of Nigeria.

“Any student, Principal, teacher, found to be associated with cultism, will be dismissed from the Civil Service. We need to make a statement”, the Governor said.

Meanwhile, his counterpart in Taraba State, Dr Agbu Kefas has maintained that Primary and Secondary Education in the State remain free in line with his campaign promises.

He vowed to sanction any Principal or public school teacher found extorting or collecting tuition fees from pupils or students in public schools in the State.

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