Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze an All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain, erstwhile National Spokesperson of nPDP and ally of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has described the current strategy of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State invitation of some prominent Nigerians including former Presidents of Nigeria, highly respected traditional rulers, prized political and religious leaders to commission projects which were initiated and completed by his predecessor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as most unfortunate and exhibition of fraudulent, iberberism, comic and bizarre poor leadership output.
Chief Eze who stated that he would not have disturbed himself reacting to the Governor’s macabre dance if in his submissions before those he invited to commission some of these projects were told that these projects were hitherto initiated, completed and commissioned by his predecessor, Amaechi and that he (Wike) only asphalted and repainted some of these projects for recommissioning.
Eze who claimed to have been privileged to work under both Governor Wike and Amaechi described Amaechi as a patriotic Nigerian whose love for the emancipation and development of Rivers State as infectious.
He further stated that the only project worth mentioning which Governor Wike can comfortably claim credit to are the two round-about at Garrison junction and Weja Junction which were initially designed as fly-overs by the administration of Amaechi which he Wike wasted a whopping sum of seventeen billion Naira (N17B) to construct thereby becoming the first roundabout in Nigeria to cost such a frdaulant amount that ought to be investigated by the EFCC.
Eze described most of the commissioning events by Governor Wike as fraudulent and acts imbibed in total disregard to decorum, accountability and transparency and should be condemned by all lovers of a better and developed Rivers State.
“Instead of Governor Wike busying himself organising a bizarre and comic showbix of commissioning projects he never executed, he should instead learn from his counterparts like Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State who is building a Vehicle Assembling factory, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State who is building a very mighty rice factory that will boost the Agricultural sector of the state that will produce 32,000 tons every day and also set to launch 5,000 new buses in Lagos in addition to numerous other feats” Eze noted.
Chief Eze recalled that, “In 2015, the Lagos State Government partnered with Kebbi State to have the kebbi farmers grow the rice and sell it back to Lagos for final processing. Today, Lake Rice is the beautiful testimony of a visionary leader, adding that still in 2015, the Taraba State Government partnered with CBN to secure a loan of N2billion for the first greenhouse project in the entire north east sub region.
Today, Taraba has a brand new green house farm and the largest in Nigeria. The project was initiated with an initial capacity to produce four exotic crops- cucumber, lettuce, pepper and tomatoes but on Wike’s side, what did he achieve but to destroy all the agricultural initiatives of the Amaechi’s administration. Instead of emulating these great leaders, our noisy and unprepared Governor Wike is inviting and commissioning projects that he never executed.
He said: “It is on record that in 2015, the kebbi state government secured a loan from the CBN for rice production. Today, Kebbi has the biggest rice mill in Africa but sadly the over 130 Billion Naira so far borrowed by Wike was wasted on sponsoring his cronies and cohorts to watch European matches and sponsoring the unfruitful activities of PDP instead of developing the State.”
Sadly, Governor Nyesom Wike in his bizarre acts is currently plotting to lure President Donald Trump of USA to come and commission some of these roads listed above but I know with this exposure he may decides to shelve this notorious idea” Eze finally declared.