Nyesom Wike Rivers State governor and Magnus Abe a former senator have been accused of using witchcraft to stop President Mohammdu Buhari from reappointing Rotimi Amaechi as a minister. Amaechi who was the former governor of Rivers State had been the Minister of Transportation During Buhari’s first term.
The news about the witch craft allegations had come from a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Rivers state Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, he had alleged that there were plots of calumny which were purported by Abe and Wike to showcase him as a failure so he could be de-valued.
He had this in a statement on Thursday, also exposing that all efforts will end up been futile.
He had also said that the story of how Wike and Abe had allegedly employed some media influencers to reveal some press release and also appear as pretend guests in television stations, also buying advertorial pages in some national newspapers, subsequently pleading with President Buhari not to renominate Hon. Amaechi into his cabinet were “acts of witchcraft, diabolical, wicked, unjust and unacceptable”
Eze had said that the zeal with which Ameachi had carried out his responsibilities was enough to have him in Buhari’s cabinet again.
His statement had read in part:
“Besides the fact that Amaechi served as the Director General of the Buhari Presidential Campaigns, a role he had previously played in 2015 and happily delivered on both mandates when the President won his re-election in February, coupled with the revolution that he brought into the rail system in Nigeria, he has beaten his enemies to their game.
“He has performed creditably well in the transportation ministry; the former minister completed some ongoing railway projects like the Kaduna-Abuja road, the Abuja rail and Warri-Itakpe rail. The Lagos-Ibadan railway will be completed early next year and for continuity, which has been one of the hallmarks of President Buhari’s administration, Amaechi’s nomination is a foregone conclusion.
“Assuming all that Amaechi achieved on behalf of Nigeria and President Buhari do not guarantee his renomination, then the acceptance by majority of Nigerians that Amaechi was not only the best minister in the immediate past federal executive cabinet but the most outstanding among his colleagues, which they indicated in the various media surveys, will ensure his nomination.
“If merit and position of majority of Nigerians will not earn Amaechi a renomination, then the spiritual angle to his political career will come to play. This is a man who always have a second chance in all his political career.”