Rivers State PDP Governorship Candidate, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused outgoing governor Rotimi Amaechi of running the most corrupt regime in the country, alleging that the governor between January and November 2014 squandered over N298billion that accrued to the state from the Federation Accounts and loans obtained from various commercial banks.
Barrister Wike further alleged that between December 2014 and January 2015, outgoing Governor Rotimi Amaechi through the Government House and the Office of the Secretary to the Rivers State Government expended N11billion, believed to have been channelled into the Buhari Campaign Organization.
Speaking during the Rivers State PDP Governorship Campaign Rally in Port Harcourt Local Government Area on Tuesday, Barrister Wike said that the massive corrupt expenditure of the over N300billion just for 2014 and the first month of 2015 excludes the internally generated revenue of Rivers State, which has been pegged at several billions of naira monthly.
Giving a breakdown of the alleged mass corrupt practices by the outgoing governor, Barrister Wike stated that between January and November 2014, the Amaechi administration received N185billion from the Federation Account.
He added that within the same period under review, the administration took loans from Zenith Bank, Guarantee Trust Bank, Access Bank and Fidelity Bank totalling over N112billion.
Barrister Wike said: “These are facts duly obtained from government sources. They are not newspaper reports. They are authenticated facts of revenue received by the outgoing government of Rotimi Amaechi. Before the people of Nigeria is the most corrupt administration ever seen in this state. An administration that has shortchanged our people.
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