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‘Nobody can sell this state. Nobody can make this state his personal estate’



Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has requested governorship aspirant, Tonye Cole to account for $50m Rivers state cash allegedly transfered to his firm throughout Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi’s administration.

In response to Wike, nobody would grow to be subsequent governor of Rivers State, if the intention is to make the state their “private enterprise.”


Talking at a thanksgiving service on Sunday, Could 8, at St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Port Harcourt Wike stated the All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant, Tonye Cole, must first reply to what occurred to the $50 million his Sahara Power Firm allegedly acquired by means of a financial institution from the Rivers State authorities when Amaechi was governor.

The governor insisted he was not in opposition to anyone aspiring to be governor of the state, however within the case of Cole, he should first give account of the cash he allegedly  acquired.

“Whoever is aware of him ought to inform him. $50 million was  taken from Rivers State account and brought to Sahara Power account. And I requested them what’s the job you folks did for Rivers State? Can I see the contract paper, did you folks mortgage us cash?”


“You suppose you possibly can promote this state? The previous governor thinks he can deliver his enterprise accomplice, after you’ve bought all our gasoline generators, Olympia Resort, collected our $50 million money? Individuals suppose we’ll sit right here and you’ll promote our state? No person can promote this state. No person could make this state his private property. A governor have to be any individual who needs to develop this state, not any individual who needs to place the state in his pocket.”


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