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Wike vs Fubara: Rivers Situation Heartbreaking – Sam Amadi

Posted by Thandiubani on Tue 14th May, 2024 - tori.ng

Amadi said it would be resurrection if sanity returned to Rivers State.

 
Sam Amadi has decried the faceoff between Governor Sim Fubara of Rivers State and FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike.
 
Amadi who is the Director of the Abuja School of Social and Political Thoughts speaking on Tuesday the situation is heartbreaking and that it is citizens of the state that are suffering.
 
Amadi said it would be resurrection if sanity returned to Rivers State.
 
Posting on X, the public affairs analyst wrote: “It looks like a tragedy to be a citizen of Rivers State for at least the last 10 years. The clowning is heartbreaking. Everyday thanksgiving service, rally & press conference.
 
“The day sanity is restored in Rivers will be a resurrection day. Cry for the beleaguered state.”
 
This is coming amid the continued cold war between Governor Sim Fubara of Rivers State and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike.
 
Since October 30, 2023, Rivers State has been embroiled in a political crisis. The crisis became public knowledge following an explosion that shook the hallowed chamber of the State Assembly complex on the night of October 29, 2023.
 
Following the fire incident, the state lawmakers initiated an impeachment process against Fubara and suspended four lawmakers.
 
This incident has left the state Assembly deeply divided, with 27 lawmakers aligning with Wike while three remained loyal to Governor Fubara, after the resignation of one, Edison Ehie, who now serves as the Chief-of-Staff to him.
 
In an attempt to quell the crisis, President Bola Tinubu had in December 2023, intervened in the crisis, leading to the formulation of an eight-point resolution signed by Fubara and Wike.
 
As the peace pact had failed to quell the unrest in the state, Fubara noted that there might be no end in sight over the continued face-off in the state.
 
On Monday, the governor hinted that the political disagreement in the state might not be resolved amicably because there was evidence of a deliberate attempt to sabotage his administration.
 


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