JUST IN!!! CSO Warns Wike Against Anti-Buhari Protest in Port Harcourt
CSO Warns Wike Against Anti-Buhari Protest in Port Harcourt
A Civil Society Organisation, The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NILC) has warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to stop instigating Nigerians against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Executive Director of the group Reverend Steven Onwu said on Sunday that the planned protest against Buhari on Thursday in Port Harcourt is uncalled for.
He said that announcement by facilitators of the protest tagged “Occupy Nigeria Season 2”, where they revealed that a protest was being planned against federal government’s inability to solve the perennial fuel scarcity in the country is mischievous and that the mass action apparently being sponsored by Governor Wike was because President Muhammadu Buhari consistently maintained his neutrality in the state’s rerun poll instead of supporting him as he had expected.
“The issue between the Minister of Transport and immediate past governor, Rotimi Amaechi and Wike has reached its limit. It is the reason Wike is sponsoring the so called ‘Occupy Nigeria Season 2’ to both embarrass and sabotage the Federal Government. If this is Wike’s strategy of getting at President Buhari for not taking sides in the re-run elections then it is very sad.
“Mr President displayed the maturity expected of a statesman by neither siding with Amaechi nor Wike; so why should the governor now be trying to burn the state simply to spite the FG,” Onwu said.
He also urged all those invited for the