- Governor Nyesom Wike and his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi recently resolved their political differences but analysts still believe that the war is not yet over
- Wike maintained that he has no personal problem with Amaechi
- He, however, disclosed that some people want to cause a problem in Rivers state
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state on Wednesday, May 23 declared that he does not see Rotimi Amaechi, the minister for transportation as his enemy.
Channel TV reports that Wike made this known in Port Harcourt insisted that he has nothing personal against his predecessor, Amaechi.
According to him, “I have no personal problem (with Amaechi), it’s just that people want to cause a problem in Rivers state.
“I won the election in 2015. Of all the manipulation they did, what did they achieve? I don’t have any problem. Somebody said I should settle, what am I settling? Is it a personal thing?”
“You have done your own eight years, let another person finish and go. Must you continue to dictate who is the governor of Rivers state?
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“Why are you taking it too personal. Look at what is happening in their party. Somebody cannot have an ambition. If you have an ambition, it becomes a problem. You become disloyal, what kind of system are we in?”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that governor Nyesom Wike said his his quarrel with Rotimi Amaechi was not personal, but because they both have different political understandings.
Wike said this on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the 12 All Nigeria Editors conference holding in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Amaechi was the governor of the state while Wike was education minister under former President Goodluck Jonathan.
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