Wike Prepares to Leave Office & Moves out of Government House.
Governor Wike prepares to leave office and moves out of the Government House as one of the steps to getting himself prepared for the end of his tenure.
The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has revealed that he has moved out of the government house in preparation to step down from the government office when his tenure is over in 2023.
Wike told his audience at a babys’ dedication ceremony held in Abuja, that he is aware that some political forces will come after him when he leaves office.
He said he is ready to handle such trials when he steps down as governor. The governor also stated that Senator Okorocha and his family were currently facing political persecution.
He encouraged the senator to not give up because he will come out of it stronger.
Wike said: ”Political prosecution is inevitable especially after you have left office so what you’re going through today is not new with you and your family.
He also added that he knows they will come after him and he is prepared, he is ready for them.
Senator Rochas Okorocha has talked about the circumstances surrounding his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Okorocha in a statement on Sunday. April 18, via his spokesperson, Sam Onwuemeodo, disclosed that some well-known people helped to secure his release.
According to the former governor’s spokesperson, an unnamed governor from the south-south region, an emir, and a former senator from the north provided their support in securing his freedom.
In another news:
Governor Wike has supported his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, following claims that the Buhari-led government printed an additional N60 billion to support its designation to states across the federation.
Wike in a statement by Kelvin Ebiri, his special assistant on media, which was publicized on his official Facebook page on Sunday, April 18, stated that Obaseki’s claims cannot be regarded as false.
The Rivers state governor revealed this information at the dedication of Senator Rochas Okorocha’s grandson. He also went on to blame the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for resorting to cheap blackmail instead of defending themselves from the allegations.