Amaechi: Wike Lacks Character And Capacity To Govern


The former  governor  of Rivers state and minister of transportation,Rotimi Amaechi has said his successor, governor Nyesom  Wike lacks the character  and capacity required to govern Rivers State.

Amaechi who disclosed this on Sunaday at an APC rally in Rumueme, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, ahead of the state and national assembly elections in the state,accused governor Nyesom  Wike of being corrupt and of failing to execute some contracts he awarded to him.

“Wike lacks capacity to govern. Somebody who just knows how to steal money is a bushman. Wike said I’m corrupt. He should bring evidence to show. I will bring evidence to show that Wike is corrupt. Wike did the Rukpoku/ Eneka road during my tenure he did not complete it. I gave Wike the contracts to do all the roads around Aristle House (a hotel in GRA) but he failed to do them. I gave him fourteen schools to give to Obio/Akpor people, he stole them, he lacks character.”

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Mr. Amaechi who also condemned the high level of insecurity in the state, accused Wike of not being concerned about the security of the people of the state.

He says the federal government will no longer tolerate the killings in the state and might be forced to step in.

“If Wike does not secure you people, the federal government will secure you. If he doesn’t want to be ignored, he should go and secure you people because federal government will no longer tolerate these killings in Rivers state.” he said.

Amaechi also paid condolence to the families Mr. Ofirite Amachree who was killed and burnt beyond recognition last week by unknown gunmen in Buguma, and that of late Frankline Obi (APC chairman of ward 4) who was  beheaded and killed by unknown gunmen alongside his pregnant wife and son.

He assured the families of the bereaved that the president was aware of the killings in Omoku and promised that full investigation will be carried out to unravel the killers.

He also assured the people of Rivers state that proper arrangements have been made to beef up security ahead of the State and National Assembly re- run elections in the state.

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