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Wike refuses to stay in Rivers Government House

01 June 2015, 12:07

Rivers - Following the alleged vandalisation of properties in the Rivers State government house in Port-Harcourt, the newly sworn in state governor, Nyeosom Wike has vowed not to relocate there until September, Punch reports.

Wike, who made this disclosure at the post-inauguration thanksgiving service in Port Harcourt, said that all the vehicles in the Government House had been taken away.

The governor explained that he was able to observe the missing items he bullet proof doors, furniture, cars, crested carpets, curtains and windows during an inspection of the Government House after he was sworn in as the state’s chief executive.

Also read: Amaechi dares Wike to follow through on probe

Former Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, Tony Okocha, however described Wike’s claim that the facility was vandalised by the Amaechi administration as false.

Okocha maintained that the property in the Government House were intact before the immediate past administration left.

Read more at Punch

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