Port Harcourt - Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday said he is not opposed to the appointment of his predecessor in office, Rotimi Amaechi as minister, reports Punch.
Wike was reacting to claims that he was attacking Amaechi in order to deprive the former governor of a ministerial appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Wike noted that he is not worried about the possible appointment of Amaechi into President Buhari’s cabinet.
He noted that has never discussed the issue of whether Amaechi should be appointed by the President or not with anybody.
Wike, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Opunabo Inko-Taria, said he was angry with Amaechi with the way the former governor managed the state’s treasury.
He said it was annoying that when he took over, he met an empty treasury.
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