Rivers - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that he is not bound by the constitution to declare his assets publicly, Punch reports.
Wike, said on Wednesday that he had declared his assets to the relevant authority in accordance to law.
The governor, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Opunabo Inko-Tariah, said that declaring his assets publicly was not part of the dictates of the law.
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He stated that some public office holders could declare more than their assets to pave the way for them to steal public funds in future while others, who had held public offices in the past, might not disclose fully their assets in order to give the impression that they were never involved in corrupt practices while in office.
Wike explained that the most important thing was for public office holders to deliver the dividends of democracy.
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