(Politics) Wike, Amaechi in war of words again @semaotakeit

FujiPOP Online Magazine


The crisis between the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike and his predecessor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, worsened on Tuesday with each of them trading blame.

Wike, who spoke in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said Amaechi was going to the media to divert attention from the probe panel he set up.

Wike, in another interview with State House correspondents shortly after a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with state governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said Amaechi needed not to entertain any fear over the probe panel if he had no skeleton in his cupboard.

Amaechi, who spoke through his former Commissioner for Information, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, accused Wike of stopping the Federal Government from refunding N108bn it owed the state.

Justifying the probe panel he set up, Wike said, “The essence of the judicial commission does not have to do with a witch-hunt of anybody, but to understand…

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