- Governor Nyesom Wike has moved past the crisis rocking the opposition PDP and is doing so much in the polity
- The Rivers state governor has been lauded for his huge contribution to the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja
- The Chairman Body of Benchers Chief Wole Olanipekun disclosed that Wike contributed the sum of N500 Million to the project which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 29
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 29, commissions the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja.
Wike donated 500 Million to Body of Benchers Complex
The chairman of the Body of Benchers, Chief Wole Olanipekun during the commissioning said the Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike donated N500Million to the project, Rivers Mirror confirmed.
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Meanwhile, the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Olukayode Ariwoola also graced the event which had in attendance notable leaders in the country, serving ministers, judges, and lawyers, to mention but a few.
Governor Wike Meets President Buhari at Crucial Abuja Event
Nigerians were surprised to see Governor Nyesom Wike present during the inauguration of the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 29.
Not just that, the Rivers state government under Governor Wike, according to the chairman of the Body Of Benchers, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), donated N500m to the construction of the complex, Channels TV reports.
Among those who also attended the inaugural ceremony were Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).
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Meanwhile, the camp of the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, September 5, declared that moves to force the PDP national chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, to resign before the 2023 presidential election is dead on arrival.
The spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Senator Dino Melaye, said those clamouring for Ayu’s sack are from the All Progressives Congress (APC), stressing that their plan is to cause a constitutional crisis in the PDP.