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NHRC To Investigate Human Rights Violation In Rivers

The National Human Rights Commission has vowed to investigate the alleged cases of human rights violations and abuses reported to the commission by the Governor … Continue reading NHRC To Investigate Human Rights Violation In Rivers


The National Human Rights Commission has vowed to investigate the alleged cases of human rights violations and abuses reported to the commission by the Governor of Rivers state, Mr Rotimi Amaechi.

Answering questions from journalists in Abuja before going into a closed door session with the Rivers state governor, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Professor Bem Angwe says all persons listed in the petition will be investigated.

He also announced that the Commission will invite the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Sunday Mbu to defend himself against the accusation of human rights abuses leveled against him by Governor Amaechi.