Saturday, 10 October 2015

APC has reacted to the indictment of ex-Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the indictment of ex-Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, by the Justice George Omereji Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the sale of valued assets of the state by his administration.

Amaechi, a ministerial nominee, was accused of selling valuable Rivers’ assets including four gas turbines without due process.

Reacting to the threat by Rivers government to prosecute Amaechi, APC state publicity secretary, Mr. Chris Finebone described the government white paper as part of the scenes taken from a typical mediaeval era book of self-entertainment.

He said: “It qualifies for nothing and is not worth more than the decrepit paperweight and putrefying character of its mastermind and authors.

“However, it is a huge relief to our leader, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi that Nyesom Wike finally accepts that an accused is taken to court of law and not court of public opinion through the manipulation of the media.

“Governor Nyesom Wike is at liberty to amuse himself but wanton display by a governor of crass ignorance of the basic workings of government with regard to how government disposes its property and the process of channelling the payments into government coffers calls for sober reflection by every Rivers man, woman and youth. And the question begging for answer is: how did we get here?

“The APC would like to state that those who crafted this whole melodrama know very well that their contraption is nothing more than a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

“For the avoidance of doubt, the APC is glad that Governor Wike has finally hearkened to the pleas by former Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to go to court to prove his accusations rather than embark on expensive strings of media trial through newspapers and worthless television documentaries.

“We have no doubt that very concrete records of every bit of matter relating to the Monorail, sale of power stations, reserve fund, agricultural grant, lease of Olympia Hotel and any others have all been articulated and already in the public domain. Of course, these will be availed the court to permanently put paid to the ongoing chicanery by Governor Nyesom Wike and his friends.”

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