The relation the exit between incumbent Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike and his former boss and present Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as heighten the political tension and struggles in the state in the past few years. The general election for 2019 is gradually becoming history but in some state like Rivers, aftermath of the election has been a consign for the stake holders. In view of this, the Returning Governor of River state, has call on the Minister for transportation Rotimi Amaechi to join hands with him to develop the state.
In a state broadcast to mark the landmark Supreme Court judgment striking out the appeals by Rivers APC on Thursday, Governor Wike said that Rivers State stands to benefit more if all leaders are united.
He said: “Although the present politics of acrimony and bitterness may have strayed from the noble path of the past, I still believe that we shall be better of standing and working together for our state and our people.
“I therefore appeal to the APC and the Minister of Transportation to join hands with us to move our dear State forward. We cannot as leaders continue to remain divided and expect Government to deliver on its responsibilities to our people. Let us from henceforth seek the common ground instead of allowing our differences to be exploited to retard our march to progress.”