GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Alleged Missing N53B: Wike, Justice Omereji talking rubbish —Rivers APC •Insists Amaechi’s hands are clean

By News Express on 08/10/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,140


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has dismissed as arrant nonsense the indictment of former Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi by his estranged successor, Chief Nyesom Wike, and the panel he set up to probe his immediate past predecessor. The party outrightly dismissed the claim of the panel’s chairman, Justice George Omeriji, who reportedly said that Amaechi would have to account for a purportedly missing N53 billion.

“This claim of a purportedly missing N53 billion under Amaechi’s watch is pure rubbish and a mere rubber-stamping of the well known position of Chief Wike, who indicted Amaechi even before the Justice Omereji Commission of Inquiry started sitting. This, of course, is an exercise in futility. As we have always maintained, Amaechi’s hands are spotlessly clean as he conducted the affairs of state in a transparent manner throughout his eight years in office as Rivers State Governor from 2007 to May 2015,” Rivers APC said in a statement issued this afternoon in Port Harcourt by the State Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya.

The party explained that the allegedly missing money is from the Rivers State Reserve Fund, adding that the withdrawals were duly approved by the State House of Assembly and the expenditure duly captured in the State Budget and accounted for.

“How on earth can someone in his right senses describe funds withdrawn with the approval of the legislature and spent as prescribed by the State Budget to be missing? Wike in his desperation to stop Amaechi’s appointment as a minister has resorted to dancing naked in the market place. We know that the next thing he will do is to hurriedly issue a White Paper on the issue in the hope of stopping Amaechi’s confirmation as a minister by the Senate but his plan has already failed, just as he failed in his devious plot to stop Amaechi’s nomination in the first place,” the party said.

It dismissed Wike as a drowning man who is desperate to drag Amaechi down with him, as he is fully aware that his days as governor are numbered as the stolen mandate would soon be retrieved by the rightful owner, Dr. Dakuku Peterside of APC.  

The party appealed to Nigerians, “especially President Buhari and the Distinguished National Assembly members to discountenance Wike and Omereji’s theatrics, noting that it was due to their obvious bias that neither Amaechi nor APC bothered to either recognise or have anything to do with the kangaroo panel.”

•Photo shows Governor Wike.

Source News Express

Posted 08/10/2015 3:01:33 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Road Closure: FRSC announces additional diversion on Sagamu...

“Only God Can Save Nigeria” – What a...

How to effectively manage scarce resources (Scarcity could...

6 soldiers detained for brutalising woman

Civil servant arrested over Facebook post

Saraki extols Shagari at 91, says he is...

Boko Haram sponsorship: Ohanaeze youths give APC deadline...

Top blogger Princess Linda Moses opens up on...

Another Labour Party lawmaker defects to APC

El-Rufai, NUJ mourn Senator Tanko Ayuba

Midnight showdown in Sambisa Forest as terrorists launch...

Association passes vote of no confidence on banks,...

 

Latest News Anambra Guber: Peter Obi wins polling unit •Counting of votes ongoing in most areas APGA decries malfunctioning card readers Why students fail exams — Board chief Mugabe adamant as protests rock Zimbabwe FG set to organise focused labs to boost economic growth LEADERSHIP Publisher, staff at war over N4.8m salary arrears, 400 pages advert commission I’m not a saint, I admit my fault — Ohakim Trump to refocus U.S. relationship with Africa Association of Registered Freight Forwarders outlines new agenda BNYL faults Buhari’s speech in Abakiliki, berates Emeka Ojukwu Jr. Governorship aspirant boasts of bedding 50 women 3 dead as irate youths burn senator’s house

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (294,288 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (278,109 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (224,608 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (189,037 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,281 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (165,821 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (143,943 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,396 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (126,788 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,421 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,643 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (107,336 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,771) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (769) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (186) Entertainment (404) Features (510) Global Business Monitor (190) International (1,642) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (82) News (30,336) Opinion (837) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,102) Religion (648) Sports (1,356) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!