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Wike Demolitions: “I Have No Sympathy For Lawbreakers” – Tony Momoh
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Wike Demolitions: “I Have No Sympathy For Lawbreakers” – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers did no wrong by making a law and taking actions to enforce it. Thd governor at the weekend supervised the demolition of two hotels in the state, an action that has generated divergent views from within and outside the state. The affected hotels, Prudent Hotel, Alode in Eleme, and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne, were said to have been operating despite the executive order barring all hotels in the 23 LGAs of the state from opening for business to check the spread of COVID-19. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Momoh, a senior lawyer and one of the National leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said anyone who flouts laid down rules should be prepared to bear the con...
Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks
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Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks

The owner of Prudent Hotel demolished by the Rivers State Government, Promise Gogorodari, has denied violating any law to warrant the demolition of his structure. Gogorodari told our correspondent in a telephone interview that he built the hotel to take people off the streets. He said the state government should have carried out proper investigation before demolishing his hotel. He explained that apart from employment to other persons, the hotel, he had been able to help his family and other relatives. The Lagos-based hotelier said that the demolition of two hotels would be a setback to the state in terms of investment, adding that the development was not good for investors in the state. “I am based in Lagos, but I am not in a right frame of mind to speak now. There is nob...