APC led government want to set me up – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alerted Nigerians
that the APC Federal Government has contacted a Lebanese who
has been directed to claim that he received money from him
(Rivers State Governor) to procure arms for the 2019 elections.
Also, Governor Wike alerted Nigerians on the arrest of the orderly
of Rivers State Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) Commander,
Akin Fakorede and another SARs operative for armed robbery and
Speaking during a Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Chairman
of Rivers State Local Government Service Commission, Chief
Azubuike Nmerukini on Sunday at the St Thomas Anglican Church,
Diobu, Governor Wike said that the APC Federal Government has
entered a devious mode where it believes that framing opponents
will enhance its political fortunes.
He noted that initially Nigerians thought he was playing politics
until Former President Olusegun Obasanjo revealed details of how
the desperate APC Federal Government plans to frame him up.
“The Federal Government has arranged with a Lebanese to say
that I told him to buy arms for the purpose of the forthcoming
“I am not close to any Lebanese, let alone give money to anyone
to buy arms for elections. We have dutifully served our people and
we don’t need to purchase arms for elections.
“If elections are held 20, 000 times, we will win because our
projects have positively impacted the lives of our people “.
The governor stated that the APC Federal Government is also
planning to sponsor crisis in Rivers State ahead of the the 2019
elections, for the state’s election to be postponed. He said the
target is to use security agencies for rigging purposes.
“They plan to cause so much crisis in the state so that Rivers
election is held on a separate date. Their plot will fail . Rivers
election will hold same day with that of other states.
Speaking further, Governor Wike said that most of the kidnappings
and armed robbery in Rivers State are masterminded by SARS
operatives under the leadership of Akin Fakorede .
He said that the arrest and detention of the SARS Operatives prove
their involvement in criminality against the people of the state.
The governor said that Sergeant Ndubuisi Okoro, the Police Orderly
of the Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad,
SARS, Akin Fakorede has been arrested for armed robbery and
kidnapping while another member of the Rivers State SARS
Commander’s team; Sergeant Christopher Abakpa has also been
arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping.
Governor Wike declared that he is alerting Nigerians because the
Police High Command will sweep the matter under the carpet.
He said that the two SARS Operatives run a kidnap and armed
robbery gang of eight persons. According to him, the policemen
have confessed to their crime.
He said that the State Government is in possession of the
statements made by the arrested operatives who kidnapped one
Mrs Eva.
On the thanksgiving service, Governor Wike thanked God for
preserving the life of Chief Nmerukini.
Earlier, Chief Azubuike Nmerukini, Chairman of Rivers State Local
Government Service Commission, said that he was in church with
his family to thank God for surviving a major surgery.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.
10th June, 2018.


  1. Good update

  2. The governor na caste

  3. Na your mouth dey set you up

  4. Ok

  5. Ok

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