Wike Gives One Million Dollars Monthly To First Lady, Says AmaechiFeatured, Latest News, News, Nigeria 2015 Election Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Rivers State Governor and Director-General of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Presidential Campaign, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has accused the PDP gubernatorial candidate in the state and former Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike of giving one million dollars monthly to the wife of the President, Mrs Patience Jonathan.
Amaechi spoke at a Praise and Worship session organized by the Ikwerre Youth Movement (IYM) and Ikwerre Women Forum (IWF) at Isiokpo, headquarters of Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State.
According to him, “Do you know that the PDP Guber Candidate, Nyesom Wike has been giving one million dollars monthly to the wife of the President, Mrs Patience Jonathan? He has been doing this to gain political favour in the Presidency and to retain the favour… For eight years our Okrika brother (Senator George Sekibo) has been occupying the senate(Rivers East) seat and now it is the turn of an Ikwerre son, but, Nyesom Wike has gone ahead to accept another four years for George Thompson Sekibo. This is not acceptable, Chief Andrew Uchendu will take over this time, one man called Nyesom Wike cannot sell Ikwerre birth right”, Amaechi said.
He also accused Nyesom Wike of sponsoring the killing of an APC member who was shot dead recently in the home town of the PDP Gubernatorial flag bearer, and accused the police of bias as it could not arrest the PDP hoodlums who committed the murder.
“On Friday, Nyesom Wike killed an Ikwerre man in his village when he ordered his boys to gun down an APC member. And the police would not arrest the PDP hoodlums because they are biased ”, Amaechi said.
In the same vein, the Ikwerre Youth Movement, (IYM) and the Ikwerre Women Forum (IWF), have issued a communiqué endorsing the Presidential Candidate of APC, General Muhammadu Buhari and the APC Gubernatorial Flag bearer, Dr Dakuku Adol-Peterside as President of Nigeria and Governor of Rivers State in the March 28 and April 11, 2015 general elections respectively.
The groups said they have over one million card carrying members across the four Ikwerre Local Government Areas of the state.
The group condemned all sponsored political violence and killings in remote parts of the state by the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
The groups also support the principle of equity and justice in selecting and voting of credible candidates in the general elections.
The groups hailed the decision of INEC to use the card readers in the 2015 general elections, adding that they are committed to mobilizing APC members and supporters to win the elections.
The groups blamed the PDP Guber Candidate, Chief Nyesom Wike for the political intolerance in the state.
On his part, APC gubernatorial candidate, Dr Dakuku Adol-Peterside has expressed immense appreciation to the Ikwerre Youth Movement, the Ikwerre Women forum and the entire Ikwerre ethnic nationality for endorsing him as Governor of Rivers State and Muhammadu Buhari as President in the general elections.
While thanking the supreme council of Traditional Rulers in Ikwerreland and other supportive groups, Dakuku Peterside said, he is determined to promote women and youth empowerment.
Also speaking, the President-General of Ikwerre Youth Movement, IYM, Hon. Azubuike Wanjoku assured Rivers people that the group will work towards ensuring equity and justice in the 2015 general elections.
“Nyesom Wike formed Grassroots Development Initiative (GDI) so he can kill all Ikwerre people for PDP before the 2015 general elections. This battle is between God and Ogboni. Nyesom Wike is on the side of the devil, he will fail. And that is why we are here today to put our trust in God to win the elections.”, Wanjoku said.
The President of Ikwerre Women Forum, IWF, Engineer Victoria Nyeche also gave indication that Ikwerre women will not disappoint all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the 2015 elections.
Meanwhile, Governor Amaechi in continuation of his door-to-door sensitization campaign tour to Ubima, Umuowa, Omerelu and Apani communities urged the people of Ikwerreland to judiciously use their PVCs to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the 2015 general elections.
The governor said Rivers people and Nigerians in general will experience massive development in all sectors when General Muhammadu Buhari wins as President.
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