Amaechi says Gov. Wike cannot speak English, threatens to expose his wife

1450, Eberechi Wike

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, hit out at his successor, Gov. Nyesome Wike, calling him names and threatening to expose alleged atrocities the current first lady of the state, Mrs. Eberechi Wike, committed.


The fiery attack of the minister of transport, Amaechi, on Gov. Wike was contained in the speech he made on the sidelines of an inspection programme at the Kaduna Dry Port where he was asked by newsmen to react to Wike’s allegation that while he was governor each commissioner and local government chairman in Rivers State paid his wife, Judith, between N3m and N2m monthly.

Reacting, the minister poured vitriolic invective on Gov. Wike threatening to expose the governor’s wife, Eberechi, if he(Wike) does not live his(Amaechi) wife out of their fight.

He said, “Do you think such a man is well? You believe Nyesom Wike is well? First, he doesn’t know how to speak English, he is poorly dressed, he is a thug, and you bring me to focus with that kind of a man?

“I don’t want to attribute it to God, but by the accident of Goodluck Jonathan, the man takes office and talks rubbish. My wife and family, including my younger brothers and sisters, no one had access to government when I was governor.

“Even as minister, nobody will have such because it is not a family business. It is government business. But the problem with Nyesom Wike, and I want you to state this if he doesn’t shut up his mouth and do his work I will bring his wife to the focus. You see I’ve been very matured not to talk about his wife.

“But if Wike does not close his mouth and talk about my wife anymore, I will bring out his wife. My wife will never do such, we don’t do family business. I care about transparency. My wife is a trader. She buys and sells and Wike knows that.”

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