“You Do Not Exist”: Fubara Fires Shot at Wike, Rivers Lawmakers, Explains Tinubu’s Peace Deal

  • Rivers governor, Sim Fubara has launched a fresh attack against Nyesom Wike and some members of the state house of assembly
  • Fubara, narrating his sad experience during the Rivers crisis, claimed the lawmakers frustrated him yet he remained peaceful but he can choose to make them non-existent
  • Speaking with Senator Henry Siriake Dickson, Fubara claimed he signed President Tinubu’s peace deal in the interest of the state, not to worship “Wike and his men”

TheTalk.NG journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has faulted some members of the Rivers State House of Assembly who are loyal to the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Nyesom Wike.

Rivers crisis worsens as Fubara blasts Wike and his men in Rivers AssemblyFubara revisited his rift with Wike and explained the reason he signed Tinubu’s peace deal.
Photo: Nyesom Ezenwo Wike – CON, GSSRS, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Sir Siminalayi FubaraSource: Facebook

Fubara tackle Rivers lawmakers

As reported by Channels TV, Fubara condemned their actions towards his administration and said the members would cease to exist as legislators if he so decides.

The governor claimed that the lawmakers existed based on his recognition, which was predicated on the Peace Accord initiated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Governor Fubara told the delegation which was led by the former Governor of Bayelsa state and Senator representing Bayelsa West, Henry Siriake Dickson, that he had been the one showing restraint since the crisis escalated in the state, Arise TV confirmed.

He said despite wielding state powers which he can deploy to achieve his aim, he has continued to act as the big brother in the face of intimidation and unwarranted attacks.

“I cannot worship man”, Fubara insists amid rift with Wike

Governor Fubara acknowledged the role played by some political leaders, especially his predecessor and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, in his emergence as governor but said that such efforts won’t make him to worship a man.

He said:

“Those group of men who claim that are Assembly members are not Assembly members, they are not existing. I want it to be on record. I accepted that Peace Accord to give them a floating. That is the truth.”

He vowed to continued to be peaceful, acknowledging that power is transient.

Wike vs Fubara: Ex-gov Odili reveals who’s in charge of Rivers

TheTalk.NG earlier reported that former Governor Peter Odili endorsed Governor Siminalayi Fubara as the political leader of the state.

On Thursday, April 11, Odili praised Governor Fubara for defending the interests of the Rivers state people.

The former governor Odili, who served between 1999 and 2007, stated that Fubara, having secured his electoral victory both through the ballot and the courts, is now the political leader of the oil-rich South-South state

Source: TheTalk.NG


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