The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike didn’t communicate based mostly on info when he condemned the deliberate development of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line and the Bonny Seaport.
When requested to answer Wike’s feedback that the deliberate multi-billion naira is bait to deceive Rivers folks forward of the 2023 common elections, Amaechi on AIT’s Kakaaki mentioned the remark was “careless”.
Responding to the feedback, the Minister of Transportation requested the Governor to talk based mostly on info, including that the 2023 common election which Wike referred to continues to be two years away.
“I’m taught earlier than I turned Governor that Governors don’t communicate carelessly, I’m taught earlier than I turned Governor that governors communicate with info and figures and that while you make an announcement hundreds of thousands of Nigerians depend on that assertion.
“I’m not garrulous in that nature. I communicate intelligently realizing that after I communicate it issues. I don’t drink alcohol so I don’t communicate out of my sense.
“Election is coming in 2023 and we’re simply in 2021. We nonetheless have 2 years.
“Return and take heed to all my statements as a Governor. I don’t simply stand up.
“I’m one man who has been in politics for too lengthy that typically my spouse thinks that we must always retire; I’ve been Speaker for 8 years, I’ve been Governor for 8 years, I’m now Minister for six years, I used to be Particular Assistant for two years below Governor Rufus Ada-George. I’ve been in public workplace and I do know the significance of constructing a public presentation,” Amaechi mentioned.
Bonny seaport, jap rail line: Wike’s feedback have been careless, no info – Amaechi