Wike planning to disrupt Buhari’s visit, UNEP cleanup of Ogoniland, says APC

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has concluded plans to sponsor members of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, thugs and hoodlums to protest and disrupt the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Rivers State to flag off the UNEP cleanup of Ogoniland on Thursday, 2nd June, 2016.

In a statement signed by Chris Finebone, APC,state publicity Secretary said:”It has also come to our notice that the protesters will disguise as citizens who have been mobilised to give Mr. President a rousing welcome on his visit before they will turn on their protests with placards and dangerous weapons with the singular purpose of embarrassing Mr. President, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Senator Magnus Abe, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and the All Progressives Congress, APC, amongst others.

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

“Indeed, the APC finds it curious that Governor. Nyesom Wike will claim to mobilise his party members to welcome President Buhari, the same person he has repeatedly spoken about derogatorily in the past. The only reason Governor Wike would engage in his planned subterfuge can only be to score a cheap political point due to his desperation for political advantage in Ogoniland – something way out of his reach under a peaceful atmosphere”.

The party notes that it was solely political desperation that drove the Governor to hurriedly flag-off the dualization of Saakpenwa-Bori-Kono Road last week to deceive Nigerians that Wike cares about Ogoni people after sponsoring militants to kill them.

APC notes however that the fraud behind the Saakpenwa-Bori-Kono Road has been uncovered as the governor deliberately refused to mention that the project is in …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper