Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has said contrary to the claims of the Amaechi-led administration that it left N7b in the State Coffers, he met nothing in the State’s Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) account when he assumed office.
The governor made this remark on thursday at the government house in Port harcourt during the signing of a Memorandum of Undertaken between the state government and officials of Julius berger and a Chinese Connstruction Firm, CCECC, for rehabilitation of major roads in the state capital.
“I want to say in good authority that we did not meet any N7 bn as being speculated. The state’s FAAC account as of 29th of May, 2015 was in debit. That was the briefing I received from the Accountant-General.”
Chief Nyesom Wike assumed office as the Governor of Rivers State on the 29th May after his success at the April 11th gubernatorial polls.