A file picture of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has known as on the Federal Authorities to warn the Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to cease making inflammatory remarks able to destabilising the nation.
In a press release on Thursday by his spokesman, Simeon Nwakaudu, slammed the APC nationwide chairman for saying there can be no swearing-in of any governor in Bayelsa State.
Governor Wike, who was reacting to the judgement of the Supreme Court docket which sacked the APC governorship candidate, David Lyon, because the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, insisted that Oshiomhole has no such powers to make the remarks.
He stated, “The Federal Authorities ought to warn Oshiomhole to cease making remarks that may destabilise Nigeria.
“What he’s doing in Edo State will not be correct and he shouldn’t carry it to the remainder of the Niger Delta.”
“Who’s Oshiomhole to find out who has unfold in a state? Supreme Court docket has made a ruling. It’s unlucky for Oshiomhole to come back ahead to say that no person will likely be sworn in,” the governor added.
He alleged that the APC nationwide chairman was making unguarded statements as a result of he had misplaced the help of governors of the ruling social gathering.
Governor Wike purported, “It’s most unlucky what Oshiomhole is doing as a result of he desires to retain his place as nationwide chairman. APC governors have rejected him, that’s the reason he’s struggling to show that he’s preventing for the social gathering.
“He’s making statements as if he owns the nation. This is identical method he’s carrying on in Edo State, preventing the governor. He believes that he has the forces to trigger disaster. He’s arrogating powers to himself, which isn’t good.”
The governor additionally accused Oshiomhole of preaching one factor however goes forward to apply a distinct factor.
In accordance with him, the state of affairs in Edo State has uncovered the APC nationwide chairman as “a godfather who as soon as preached in opposition to godfathers”.
Governor Wike insisted that Oshiomhole wouldn’t be allowed to “destroy the Niger Delta,” including that the rule of regulation should proceed to prevail always.