- Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers, has revealed that he now has time to spend with his family, especially his wife
- Wike on Monday, October 24, said his wife can kiss him till she is tired now that he has no other job to do
- The Rivers governor said he is leaving office as a fulfilled and happy man because he has done well for the state
Rivers - The fiery PDP governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, has given himself a pat on the back for a job well done in office.
During the dinner/reception in his honour to celebrate the ‘Distinguished Award in Infrastructure Delivery’, the Rivers governor said he will use the rest of his time to focus on his family, especially his wife.
Wike said now that he has no job, his wife can start kissing him until she is tired.
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“I am going, and I am also happily going. I don’t have any regrets. In fact, I told my wife that now I have no job, you will kiss me till you get tired."
New twist as Governor Wike threatens to resign, gives condition
Wike had vowed to resign if anybody can prove that he promised to make him his successor.
The governor said this in a statement released on Tuesday, October 25, by his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri.
Wike stressed that it was impossible that he would make a promise to help someone succeed him and renege on it.
The governor spoke during a state banquet in Government House, Port Harcourt, to celebrate the recent conferment of the distinguished award on infrastructure delivery on him by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Wike explained that it had become pertinent for him to correct erroneous lies peddled by some persons, who claimed that he reneged on his promise to make them his successor.
“God gives power. There is never any day I have ever sat with anybody, I challenge whoever will say he sat with me and I made a promise to him that, look the way things are going, you will be the (next) governor..."