Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has reacted to claims that former Governor Rotimi Amaechi left about 7billion naira behind after his tenure.
According to PUNCH, speaking during the during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the state government and officials of Julius Berger and a Chinese Construction firm, CCECC, Wike said, ”I want to say on good authority that we did not meet any N7bn, as being speculated. The state’s FAAC account as at May 29 (2015) was in debit. That was the briefing I received from the Accountant-General”
He stated that from the brief he received only one revenue account with Sterling Bank had some funds left by the immediate past administration.