Mr Wike, while explaining the need to rid the state of all shanties, said criminals were using shanties as hideouts after committing crimes.
Mr Wike said he may be forced to re-introduce the statewide lockdown if citizens do not adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.
“Why should Malami receive a report of a committee he did not constitute? Malami and Akpabio are both ministers under Buhari.”
Rivers State Police say a notorious cult gang leader, Goodluck Ezekwu, has been killed, following a gun battle between the police and his team.
The government said the market would give way for a new project while promising to relocate the butchers.
Niger Delta affairs minister Godswill Akpabio disclosed that the audit found 13,000 abandoned projects in the region.
“70 per cent of people in the region live below the poverty line despite contributing 90 per cent to Nigeria’s earnings.”
A Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court had recently ruled that collection of VATs by the federal government was illegal.
At least one person was killed by a suspected cultist on Thursday at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt.
Cultists are on the rampage at the Rivers State University (RSU).