Nyesom Wike, Rivers State governor.

Unknown gunmen have reportedly surfaced in Rivers State and unleashed mayhem on security personnel.

The armed men who carried out the attack on a checkpoint were said to have killed six security personnel, comprising of four police officers and two soldiers.

The Nation reports that the incident took place along the Owerri-Port Harcourt Road in Ikwerre Local Government Area, of the state, Saturday evening.