The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has slammed the incumbent Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, saying he is in government to steal money and so desperate that he could sell his mother.
Amaechi on a Radio programme monitored in Port Harcourt and Tweeted by Rivers watch said that former President Goodluck Jonathan hated so rivers people so much that he could not release $1 billion to clean ogoni land.
He said, “Jonathan hated Rivers people so much that ordinary $1bn to clean up Ogoni land, he refused to pay,” he said in an interview on a radio station in Port Harcourt on Saturday.
The former governor said that he was ready for Wike in the rerun national and state assembly election on March 19.
“Nyesom Wike is here to steal money, he was my chief of staff. We will chased Wike’s boys out of the water now we have Dakuku Peterside as DG NIMASA,” he said.
“People still want me back as governor. I will be here till the March 19 re-run election; let’s see what Wike can do. Let’s face it man-to-man.
“If you see the money stolen by Nyesom Wike in the ministry of education you will be shocked. Everyday you wake up to find out that Wike has killed somebody.”
Again, he said: “Wike has collected N50bn; what has it done with the money?”
“By this time when I was sworn in I was already commissioning projects. Wike is so desperate that he can sell his mother. On the day of the re-run I am ready for Wike, they should come out with their guns, we are ready for them,” he said.