GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE SAID IT IS DISINGENEOUS FOR THE MINISTER TRANSPORTATION CHIBUIKE AMAECHI TO ATTRIBUTE INSECURITY TO UNEMPLOYMENT.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on May 17, 2021
Governor Nyesom Wike says it is disingenuous for the minister of Transportation Chibuike Amaechi to attribute insecurity in the state to unemployment.
He has also stated that iF the minister who is the immediate past governor of the State has any modicum of sincerity he will attest to the fact that security is the sole responsibility of the federal government
Governor wike who was reacting to comments by chiuike Amaechi during the defection of his former commissioner of Urban and rural planning reason Onya queried to knowwhether it is unemployment that is fueling insecurity in Kaduna, Plateau, Borno, Yobe, Ondo, Ebonyi Imo and Niger States, Governed by the All Progressives Congress APC.
The governor noted that the utterances of Amaechi is akin to trying to indict his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the commander in chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and who is constitutionally saddle with the responsibility to provide security for Nigerians.
He also observed that it is he, Amaechi that is to be blamed if there is any security failure in the state since it is a well known fact that he is the one who appoints every commissioner of police that has been posted to Rivers State since 2015.
Governor Wike described the minister misguided utterance on the current impost of curfew in the state following the recent attacks on police formations as rather unfortunate
The governor declared that his administration has offered scholarship to over five hundred Rivers State students to study medicine and other related course at the PAMO University.
Reacting to allegation by the minster that he is acquiring property in the state the governor said it is better to acquire property in Nigeria than to do so in Ghana.
Governor Wike said Amaechi jubilation over the defection of his former Commissioner of Urban and Rural planning; Reason Onya who was indicted by a judicial commission of inquiry is a pointer that he is politically irrelevant in Rivers State.
The Governor further urged the minster to return to Abuja and resolve the financial malfeasance rocking federal agencies under his watch and desist from destroying the homes of others