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Oyigbo massacre: Amaechi behind IPOB propaganda against me – Wike alleges

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of sponsoring an alleged smear media marketing campaign in opposition to him over the difficulty of the alleged bloodbath of members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB in Oyigbo Native Authorities Space of the State.

Governor Wike made the declare whereas talking on Monday, throughout a reside particular interview on AIT on the fallout of the Finish SARS protest and the report of mass killings of IPOB members in Oyigbo.

The Governor claimed that Amaechi is disturbed by his rising political profile, therefore the alleged smear media marketing campaign.

Wike emphasised that he has no regrets for his proclamation in opposition to IPOB and their actions in Rivers State, including that the “legal” group has shaped harmful cells in Oyigbo by hoisting flags in sure communities.

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In response to him, “I do know the place all that is coming from. They suppose they will sponsor all kinds of garbage in opposition to me. I do know it’s coming from the Minister of Transportation.

“Why will he (Amaechi) not do this? He thinks that I’m rising politically, and he’s doing every thing to carry me down. All people is aware of that. It’s not hidden. I can’t change my identification.

“I’ve a very good relationship with the Igbos and if the Presidency is zoned to the South East I’ll help them very properly however that’s not for me to say that I’m from that space. I’m not from there.

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“The President directed his Ministers to go to their States to establish the extent of destruction. I’ve not heard from my very own Minister. We don’t know when he would.

The Rivers State Governor additionally mentioned he has obtained threats from sure people over the incidents at Oyigbo.

“You’ll be able to’t think about the quantity destruction attributable to these IPOB criminals. They killed 3 law enforcement officials, they killed 6 troopers, they burnt all of the Police Stations in Oyigbo, they burnt our Courts, and so they had been taking on a few of our communities and also you mentioned we must always sit and watch them constantly. We received’t enable that.

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“They’ve been sending textual content messages threatening me that they are going to cope with once they see me. I advised them I’m not Ekweremadu that they embarrassed in Germany. I dare anyone to attempt it. I’ll go across the streets of Europe with out wanting again,” Wike mentioned.

On the alleged bloodbath in Oyigbo, Governor Wike mentioned the experiences will likely be investigated, including {that a} assembly has been known as with the State Safety Council to assessment their actions in Oyigbo and different locations.

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