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How Amaechi’s Aides Vandalised Rivers Govt House

Posted: Jun 1, 2015 at 4:18 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)



By Daniel Abia, Port Harcourt


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has on Monday, June 1, 2015,

took leaders of the  state on a tour of  the  Government  House,  Port Harcourt allegedly  vandalised by officials of the administration of the immediate  past governor,  Rotimi Amaechi.

The  governor  took the  leaders to the residential  quarter, offices and the Banquet  Hall where key furniture, televisions and electrical  accessories were vandalised by the  former  administration.

The  prominent  Rivers  leaders on the  tour were the Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Banigo; former Deputy  Governor, Tele Ikuru; former  Attorney-General  of the state, Frank Owhor;  acting National  Chairman of  PDP,  Uche Secondus;  Former Minister  of  Sports,  Dr Danagogo;  former  Minister  of  Trade and  Investment,  Kenneth  Kobani; and Rivers State  PDP  Chairman,  Bro Felix Obuah. Former  Minister of  Transport,  Dr Abiye  Sekibo, and Nigeria’s  Ambassador to  South  Korea,  Desmond  Akawor, were also part of  the  tour.

After the tour, Rivers  State  Deputy  Governor,  Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, berated officials  of the  immediate  past  administration  for embarking on the vandalism  of property  of government  at the Government  House,  Port  Harcourt.

Immediate  Past  Deputy  Governor of  the  state,  Tele  Ikuru  regretted that officials of the Amaechi  administration  would stoop so low to steal furniture,  coat of arms, crested rugs and electrical fittings  in the Government  House.

He urged the  governor  to take steps to ensure  that  all those involved  in  the  looting  of facilities  in the Government  House,  House,  Port Harcourt.

Rivers  State PDP  Chairman, Bro  Felix  Obuah,  condemned the  vandalism of beds and furniture at the official quarter of the governor.