Wike to Increase Advisers to 100,000? Aggrieved PDP Governor Makes Shocking Disclosure

Wike to Increase Advisers to 100,000? Aggrieved PDP Governor Makes Shocking Disclosure

  • Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has disclosed that he would be increasing the number of his advisers to 100,000 any time soon
  • The governor associated his recent move to empowerment, employment opportunities, poverty reduction as well as the responsibility of the government
  • Wike, who will be leaving the office in less than 8 months, did not disclose the mode of salary structure or basic payment of the appointees

Port Harcourt, Rivers - The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has vowed to appoint more advisers and increase the number to no less than 100,000.

During a media chat with journalists, Wike was asked to comment on about 50,000 advisers that he recently appointed as he prepared to leave office in less than 8 months.

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Wike says he will increase the appointment of advisers to 100,000 Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike
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The governor made the revelation in a video posted by Channels Television on its verified Twitter handle.

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On whether the appointment is a burden on the government or not, Wike rhetorically asked who determines it is a burden on the government. Adding that those appointed are also the state's people and entitled to the taxpayers' money.

The governor associated the appointments with empowerment, poverty reduction, employment opportunities and other responsibilities of government.

However, Wike declined to comment on the new appointees' payment structure or basic salaries.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari will honour the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, with the distinguished award in infrastructure delivery later this month.

As much as the award, which is coming at a time many APC leaders are negotiating with Wike in this electioneering, will show what the PDP is losing, it could also pose a threat to the APC.

The danger for APC is that Wike is also negotiating with the ruling party, the Labour Party, and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in the 2023 game.

Source: Legit.ng

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