Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and former minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday traded words over their performance in office.
Wike berated accused Amaechi ofnot attracting any project to the state while serving as a member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the latter said it was untrue and listed the projects he brought to Rivers as a serving minister.
The governor wished ill luck to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other opposition parties on the ballot against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s battle for his proposed successor and PDP governorship candidate, Siminalaye Fubara.
Wike spoke yesterday at the Government House, Port Harcourt while signing more contracts agreement with Julius Berger, which included two new flyovers.
He said: “What will the former minister (Amaechi) tell them (Rivers voters) that he brought? I was a minister; as I sit here, I can count what I brought as minister of state to Rivers. So,…