Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that
President Muhammadu Buhari will fully support his fight against the
massive corruption that characterised the administration of the
immediate past administration of Mr Chibuike Amaechi.
Speaking after receiving the final report of the Transition Committee of
his administration on Friday, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said that his
administration is committed to recovering all funds diverted into private
pockets by officials of the outgone administration.
He said : ” I am confident that President Muhammadu Buhari will
support my administration in the quest to tackle the massive corruption
that characterised the Amaechi administration.
“We are aware that the immediate past administration and her officials
will resort to blackmail and propaganda for the purpose of diverting
attention from their corruption practices.
We shall remain focused on the task of getting back Rivers State
resources and assets “.
The governor commended the Transition Committee for a job well done,
saying that the committee’s interim report helped his administration to
Submitting the final report of the Transition Committee, former Deputy
Governor, Tele Ikuru described the Amaechi’s administration as the
most corrupt in the state’s history.
Ikuru said that the former governor expended N812million to furnish his
personal residence at the expense of the state, while N4.96b was spent on
Justice Karibi White hospital with no structure on ground.
June 19, 2015.
Government House, Port Harcourt