Wike, Amaechi's convoys clash in Port Harcourt


Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.

Fani-kayode on hos Twitter handle said: using SARS thugs to attempt to murder Gov. Wike and knocking down his outrider with a vehicle will not help Rotimi Ameachi win Rivers state.

Nwakaudu in a statement said: "Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Saturday escaped assassination, as Special Anti-Robbery Squad operatives and soldiers of the Nigerian Army in the motorcade of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, attacked his convoy".

The security details of the duo nearly resulted in a clash in Nwanja junction in Trans Amadi area of the state.

He further alleged, that "The minister of transportation had over 50 SARS personnel, soldiers and mobile policemen in his motorcade", and that the attempt on the governor's life was unsuccessful, as he was not hurt. Akin Fakorede and allegedly supervised by Amaechi's ADC, Mr. Debewari.

"Since he became governor, Wike spends most of his time making reckless, deeply irresponsible, malicious, false allegations against Amaechi, as he attempts, albeit fruitlessly, to malign and destroy the outstandingly superb performance and legacy of Amaechi in Rivers State".

It reiterated that Wike's main desire was to truncate Nigeria's hard-earned democracy, after the failed plot by the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win the 2015 presidential election, stressing that the Rivers governor's disdain for President Muhammadu Buhari, APC and Amaechi was legendary.

IT was a horrifying scene yesterday afternoon in Port Harcourt, as policemen attached to Governor Nyesom Wike and that of the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, clashed.

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It added that the minister eventually passed through after the intervention of the security team on ground to protect him in Port Harcourt.

But Mr. Amaechi denied the claims, saying that "gun-totting security men attached to Wike's convoy" surrounded Mr. Amaechi's vehicle, threatening to shoot him.

One of the two cars had security men assigned to protect the minister in Port Harcourt. "Why did these men of darkness after realising that the vehicle that the Minister was driving was a Bullet Proof resorted to hitting the jeep with the butt of their guns and in the process broke the right driving mirror and attempted to break Amaechi's windscreen and after which he pulled his pistol to kill Amaechi?"

On the Global Human Settlements Outstanding Contribution Award " by the Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards (SCAHSA), Wike said that the Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed worked for the APC federal government to scuttle the honour. "The Policeman's riffle was also taken from him".

Franklyn says that a Bulletproof vehicle personally used by Amaechi knocked down one of Wike's Outriders and he sustained serious injuries.

DAILY POST had reported that a major disaster was averted when Amaechi and Wike met on Saturday at a cross road in Nwanja area of Elekahia road, Port Harcourt where both political leaders traded assassination claims. The transportation minister hails from Ubima in Ikwerre LGA, while the Rivers governor is an indigene of Rumueprikom in Obio/Akpor council.

If anything happens to Governor Wike or his immediate family and aides, the APC and Mr. Amaechi should be held responsible.