Gov. Wike’s Malevolent Cauldron Of Lies And Deceit
Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC said it has come to its attention that in an apparent attempt to respond to the challenge posed to Gov. Nyesom Wike by the former Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, that the governor should make public the so-called Justice George Omereji Panel Report purported to have indicted the former governor, Gov. Nyesom Wike seems to have gotten into panic mode capable of setting off another round of high BP for the governor.
The APC in a statement signed by its spokesman, Senibo Chris Finebone said, “Less than 7 hours after Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi took Gov. Nyesom Wike to the cleaners on AIT morning programme, Focus Nigeria, the governor through his SA on electronic media, Simeon Nwakaudu, has hurriedly dispatched bits and pieces of scanned pages of what he titled “White Paper that indicted former Governor Chibuike Amaechi for embezzling over N500billion Rivers State funds” to various local and national media houses at exactly 17:03 hours Friday.
The APC asked: “Why has the governor refused to publish the entire Omereji Report for whatever it is worth? Why does he need to be prodded before picking and choosing what to scan, doctor and send to media houses purporting same to have indicted Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi?
Again, which state executive council issued the purported White Paper when the same Gov. Wike clearly wrote in a letter to Zenith Bank asking for waiver for a bank loan on the grounds that Rivers State, at the time, had no full cabinet weeks after the governor claimed a White Paper had indicted former governor Chibuike Amaechi? Therefore, which state executive council approved and issued the said White Paper or does the law say the governor and his friends can issue a White Paper over St. Louise XIII Cognac as might have happened in this instance?”
The statement noted with disappointment that Gov. Nyesom Wike seems to have concluded that every Rivers person, nay Nigerian is like himself – a nitwit, adding that, having woefully failed in his bid to contrive an indicting report to blackmail President Muhamadu Buhari so as not to appoint Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi into the Federal Cabinet, Gov. Nyesom Wike is now finding the shame so unbearable that he has developed cold feet in making his dim-witted project public.
In a related development, the APC and other notable Rivers people have challenged Gov. Nyesom Wike to make the 2016 Rivers State Budget public after a former RSHA member blew the whistle that the governor allocated N15bn to himself as Security Vote, something that has confirmed the position of the APC that Gov. Nyesom Wike has one and only one motive for seeking to be governor of Rivers State and that one motive is seeking to provide for his insatiable and obscene appetite for money. The governor, through the State Commissioner for Information & Communications, Dr. Austin Tam-George, has denied that the governor's security vote is N15bn but has stoutly refused to state what amount it is. The governor has also refused to make the budget public to avoid exposing the monumental in-built scam therein.
According to the APC, “in a complete deviation to the Oaths he affirmed to on 29th May, 2015 Gov. Nyesom Wike has thrown every caution to the wind as he revels in illegality. The RSHA does not have quorum of members to sit but the governor some days ago summoned the PDP caucus of 9 members in a House of 32 to confirm the appointment of a State Chief Judge.
Similarly, the LGA Caretaker Committees he appointed have had their 3-month tenure lapse long ago but the governor had allowed them to continue to function illegally in office. Indeed, it appears that Gov Nyesom Wike is yet to work his mindset to the high grounds of the noble and hallowed office of a state governor. The APC fears that he never will.”
Continuing, the party said, “Governor Nyesom Wike shocked Rivers people and the watching world 3 days ago when he declared that there were no political killings in Rivers State because no prominent politician has been killed. By the governor’s warped logic, late Monday Eleanya, a former member of the RSHA and an APC Chieftain is not prominent enough in the estimation of Gov. Nyesom Wike.
Again, Franklin Obi, APC Ward 4 Chairman in ONELGA who was killed and beheaded (alongside his wife and son, Bestman) is not significant enough in Wike’s strange world of make-believe. The governor has continued to roll out strange spins and reverse spins to cover up the primitive killings being carried out by franchised cult groups patronised by the PDP in Rivers State.
The governor that quickly came out to claim that criminals being sought after by security agents were PDP members have now turned around to claim that those gruesomely killed in the State are being claimed by the APC as their members, something that further befuddles the mind of decent people that in the 21st Century, the governor’s utterances suggest this may actually be 16th Century.”
The Rivers State APC expressed optimism that the good people of Rivers State will demonstrate deep political sagacity and not allow themselves to become victims of the deceit of the present government of Rivers State come March 19, 2016.