I had prophecy that Wike will betray me – Amaechi

By The Citizen

The Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, has again hit the Supervising Minister of Education, Barr. Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, describing him as arrogant and ungrateful.

Amaechi stated this yesterday, at the thanksgiving service held in honour of the Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, in Bera, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

He said the minister was arrogant to claim that he (Wike) made him (Amaechi) governor, pointing out that the Education Minister was among the political 'friends' he helped.

Governor Amaechi revealed that Wike used the names of his children to swear that he would not betray him, saying that he lacked political relevance in the state.

The governor told the congregation that a notable cleric earlier prophesied to him not to nominate Wike as minister, that he would betray him at last.

'Nyesom Wike is a junior, junior boy. He is arrogant before the governor, by saying that he made me governor. I told you that I fasted for 10 months. Nyesom Wike is suffering from inability to show gratitude.

'I believe in prophecies. Apostle Suleiman said I should not nominate Nyesom Wike as a minister; that he would not only betray me, but would try to destroy me.

'Wike swore with the names of his children before Chuma. People, who do not have character, you don't give them political power. Nyesom Wike, Dakuku Peterside and Magnus Abe are among those I helped that passed through our friendship,' Amaechi said, disclosing that during his tenure as Rivers State Assembly Speaker, he made Wike who was a council chairman at the time as chairman, Council of Chairmen. Continuing, Amaechi said: 'Nyesom Wike is nobody in politics. The Commissioner for Information and Commissioner for Education, speak better English than him. What is his political history without the rest God did them through me? He wants to be governor. We are waiting for him. They are spending money and nobody is asking where they are getting the money from.'

He, however, thanked God for sparing the life of Senator Abe from the hands of the police, saying that his survival is a proof of his person.