The on going rift between the Minister of Transportation and senator representing Rivers East Senator District and now running for All Progressives Congress–Rivers APC Governorship ticket, Hopeful Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has degenerated into a messy affair.
He said the reason they have never gotten (Sic) the governorship position is because they have never succeeded in making enough noise. He held
Mr. Amaechi said I fell ill when he picked Dakuku over me in 2015. I should answer honestly that I did not fall ill. Indeed, Mr. Amaechi himself will recollect that Rivers youths almost set the Government house on fire, and that I came out to address them and went on air to appeal for calm. He can also remember that I arranged a meeting of Ogoni leaders who met with him in the aftermath of that decision. No doctor attended to me.
“But he will also remember that when Prof. Osinbajo was announced as
Lastly, let me repeat once again, that I was elected minority leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly by members of the minority caucus of the House. I was appointed Commissioner of Information by
I thank him for the privilege, but I did not lobby for the job, and served with total commitment, and discharged my responsibilities faithfully and to the best of my ability. I never went to the Minister sobbing for NDDC’s Job, and he knows that talk of me and the Governorship predates and postdates NDDC (sic). Most importantly, none of these was done on the precondition that I would not attempt to be governor. I really must appeal to the
The Transportation Minister had at the APC Presidential Rally made it public that Senator Abe fell sick in 2014 when he lost the Governorship nomination of APC was hospitalised due to as