Some youths in Rivers State have warned Governor Siminalayi Fubara against recalling the commissioners that resigned from his administration.

They also warned the governor against re-presenting the 2024 budget to the House of Assembly.

The youths, who protested in large numbers in Port Harcourt on Friday, said they will occupy the Government House if the governor fail to heed the warning.

DAILY POST reported that Fubara and his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday evening agreed to end the political crisis rocking the state.

The agreement was reached after President Bola Tinubu and other stakeholders met with the two warring factions.

But political analysts and observers believe that the agreement brokered by the President is one-sided and favours the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Wike.

Protesting in Port Harcourt on Friday, the Rivers youths urged Fubara to dump the agreement.

“We’re calling on the governor not to recall any Commissioner. Any attempt to recall any Commissioner, we’ll occupy the Government House,” the protesting youths hammered.

“Nyesom Wike did not vote for Sim alone. We also voted for Sim. We’ll not allow anybody, anybody all to truncate the will of Rivers people.

“So we’re calling on the Governor, don’t be under any pressure from anybody. We want to call on the Governor, don’t return the budget to the Assembly.

“The Rivers State House of Assembly has only one Speaker recognised by the law which is Edison Ehie. And as such, the seats of the 27 lawmakers are vacant. We want to call on the Governor, we voted for you and you must listen to us, Tinubu is not from Rivers State,” a leader of the protesting youths said.

Rivers State Youths Warn Governor Sim Fubara not recall any commissioner that resigned or represent the budget again if not they will occupy the government house.

— Imran Muhammad (@Imranmuhdz) December 22, 2023

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