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Gov. Amaechi hale, hearty, ready for April 11 elections

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The Rivers State Government has debunked rumours that Governor ChibuikeRotimi Amaechi was “involved in a ghastly accident.”Such speculation, the State Government reasoned, is the product ofmischief-makers, evil harbingers and those who wished Governor Amaechidead.“We make haste to inform Rivers people that their Governor is hale, heartyand ready to cast his ballot tomorrow during the Governorship/House ofAssembly elections. The rumour is nothing but the handiwork ofmischief-makers and those who wish the Governor ill, but unfortunately,are not God”, a statement from the state government said.The statement signed by Ibim Semenitari, Rivers State Commissioner ofInformation and Communications, which repudiated the fake story that hadattracted several inquiries, stated that while the rumour was spreadinglike the harmattan wildfire to the admiration of Amaechi's foes, theGovernor was busy attending to state matters including receiving someprominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who decamped fromthe party to join theAll Progressives Congress, APC.Continuing, Semenitari assured Rivers people that Governor Amaechi will beat his duty desk as State Chief Executive, through the grace of God, untilMay 29, 2015 when he will hand-over to a new Administration. “We want toassure Rivers people that Governor Amaechi is committed to finishing verystrong and through the grace of God, will remain at his desk until May 29when he will hand-over to a new democratically-elected Administration”.The statement thanked all those who made inquiries as to the condition ofGov. Amaechi for their concern, describing them as “great friends”. Suchwell-wishers, Semenitari reiterated, have nothing to worry about asAmaechi was never involved in any accident.

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