About 50 heavily armed soldiers have been deployed to the home of Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party’s guber candidate in Rivers State.
The soldiers mounted a blockade around the home of Wike as early as 6am today.
Vehicles were thoroughly searched before being allowed to drive through Wipey Junction, a busy intersection close to the family residence, Vanguard reports.
At about 6:40 am the soldiers were seen emptying sand bags from one of their trucks.
Efforts to take shots was rebuffed by one of the soldiers who appeared like the head of the troop.
Pedestrians were seen raising their hands as they walked pass the soldiers who took strategic positions with their riffles.
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