Wike 'Judiciary ganged up against me' - Governor alleges

Nko-Tariah added that legal steps to defend Wike's mandate are in motion.

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Following the verdict of the Rivers election tribunal, which nullified Nyesom Wike's election, the Governor has said that the judiciary ganged up against him.

In a statement released in Port Harcourt by Wike's Special Adviser to the governor on media and publicity, Mr Opunabo Nko-Tariah, he alleged that there had been shady moves to remove the Governor.

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“What is going on right now can best be described as judicial gang-up against Governor Wike, nay, the people of Rivers State. It is an affront on democracy and a blight disregard for the will of the people as evinced in the April 11 general elections.

“The courts are setting pernicious precedents by hinging their verdicts on inane points. Rivers people overwhelmingly gave their mandate to Governor Wike but a microscopic few want to wrest that mandate from him through the back door”.

Nko-Tariah added that legal steps to defend Wike's mandate are in motion.

 

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