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We are not your tenant – Rivers police reacts to eviction notice 

The Rivers State Police Command has said the property occupied by the Special Anti Robbery Squad within the premises of Obio-Akpor International Market at Rukpokwu is a Police station.

Spokesman of the Command, Nnamdi Omoni said this in reaction to the eviction notice served on SARS by authorities of Obio-Akpor Local government council.

Omoni who is a Deputy Superintendent of Police who confirmed the receipt of a copy of the letter, also said the property is serving its purpose as a Police Station.

He noted that the Police is not a tenant of the Rivers state.

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He further disclosed that the Legal arm of the Police were studying the letter.

According to him, “For what it is worth, we are not a tenant to Obio Akpor Local Government. They are not our Landlord.

“That property was built to the specification of a Police station and that is what it is being used for. That place is a Police station.

“I have never seen where a Police station is built and occupied and then some persons will say the Police should vacate the place.

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“Anyways, our Lawyers are looking at that notice and since it came from their legal Adviser, we will respond appropriately.

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