Lagos - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has squandered more than N60 billion
in his first 30 days as Governor, the State Chapter of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged.
APC State Chairman, Dr Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, made the disclosure in Port Harcourt.
“In what is clearly a tale of the absurd, Wike’s rubber stamp State House of Assembly has approved a whopping sum of N30 billion within 30 days for expenditure without any project attached,”Ikanya said.
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He said apart from the N30 billion, the administration of former governor, Chibuike Amaechi left the sum of N7,5 billion, plus the N23 billion released to the State from the Federation Account and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), making the total funds available for Wike to squander over
“within the 30 days, which rank among the worst in the history of Rivers State, Wike has neither initiated nor embarked upon any project."
He alleged this was apart from spending on a lavish lifestyle and "sharing a with Patience Jonathan, INEC officials and others that supervised the killing of Rivers State people so that Wike would become Governor."
APC is contesting the election of Wike as Governor ahead of its candidate, Dakuku Peterside.
- CAJ News