Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has been accused by Governor Nyesom Wike of stealing fuel generators, Olympia lodge and transferring the sum of $50 million from Rivers state account when he was governor.
The Governor, who spoke throughout a Thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in Port Harcourt on Sunday, alleged that an All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant within the State, Tonye Cole is a enterprise accomplice of the Minister.
He accused the previous governor of plotting to carry his enterprise accomplice to grow to be governor of the State as a way of turning Rivers into his private property.
“You (Amaechi) think you can sell this State? The former governor thinks that he can bring his business partner, after you have sold all our gas turbines, Olympia hotel, collected our $50million cash.
“He (Cole) must account for the $50 million they took from our account. Whoever knows him should tell him. $50 million was taken from Rivers State Access Bank account and transferred to Sahara Energy account.
“And I asked them what is the job you people did for Rivers State? Can I see the contract paper, did you people loan us money?” He queried.