Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the State Government will set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to ensure that the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) personnel who killed Dr Ferry Gberegbe, PDP Khana Collation Agent are brought to justice.
The governor stated on saturday in Port Harcourt when he led some leaders of Rivers State on a condolence visit to the family of the slain lecturer.
Wike also announced a sum of N200million scholarship for the four children, directing the wife of the deceased to open bank accounts for each of the four children.
He said “We will set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to ensure that the culprits are brought to Justice. It is unfortunate that F-SARs killed the PDP Collation Agent.
The governor described the shooting of the late lecturer by men of F-SARs led by Rivers F-SARs Commander, Akin Fakorede, at the Khana Collation Centre as most unfortunate.
It would be recalled the young man was shot dead by F-SARs led by Akin Fakorede in an attempt to cart away election results.
Governor Wike said the Late Dr Ferry Gberegbe remained committed to the People’s Democratic Party even on his sick-bed. He said the deceased sent him a text message saying that he would very happy when Governor Wike is declared winner of the election.
Governor Wike stated that the State Government will also construct a house for the family of Late Dr Ferry Gberegbe and participate in his burial.
Also speaking, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus said the late lecturer was a victim of the calculated oppression of the oil rich states by the Army and the F-SARs.
He said that the country is in distress, noting that the nation is sitting on the leg of gun-powder in view of the negative activities of the Federal Government.