Governor Nyesom Wike has mourned the victims of the Port Harcourt Polo Club stampede.
Wike expressed his grief over the stampede which led to the death of over 30 people on Saturday.
This was made known in a statement that read, “On behalf of the Government and people of Rivers State, I pray for God to grant the bereaved families the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones,” Wike said in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri.
“I also pray for the souls of all the faithful departed to rest in perfect peace. And to the injured, I wish them a speedy recovery.”
He said the government will set up “a probe panel to investigate the incident and details on what transpired”.