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Wike To Pay N450m To Victims Of 2019 Election Violence

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Governor, , has paid N450 million to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state.

Wike To Pay N450m To Victims Of 2019 'Bloody' Election
Wike To Pay N450m To Victims Of 2019 ‘Bloody’ Election

The governor, who met with the victims, deceased families and the council of chiefs at their townhall in Abonema on Monday said their bank account numbers would be credited with the amount of money due them from Wednesday

TheNation reports that there were indications that the families of 37 persons, who paid the supreme price, were entitled to N9m compensation each.

Some of the local government areas where violence broke out are Akuku-Toru, Asari-Toru, Abonema, Degema, Bonny, Ahoada West, Andoni, Ikwerre, Emouha and Okrika.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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