Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State accused the Federal government in its battle against coronavirus of favouring the Lagos State over other States of the federation.
Presidency spokesman Said, Wike has used the Federal Government to hide his bad handling of COVID-19 situation in the Rivers State. the senior special advisor Ajuri Ngelale to President for Public Affairs, In response to questions on the Port Harcourt live radio, Ngelale said that the Governor’s remarks were baseless, adding that no Governor would have made such comments in other parts of the world.
You won’t hear anybody say what the Governor of Rivers state has said, according to the President SSA.
Regardless of the people’s reaction to what he did, he (Wike) is not happy. The sort of lockdown that has no impact on the lesson privilege.
Why would it lock markets where consumers can’t access basic goods and services anymore, and he claims people will be happy?
There are people of PDP who feel uncertain about what Governor Wike did.
He’s now saying that the Federal Government is giving money to Lagos isn’t giving the money to us because he wants to divert people from the error he made.
The Federal Government is building a 250-bed insulating centre in the Rivers state which they did not ask for.
Wike who accused the government of politicizing the treatment of coronavirus in other parts of the states. After authorizing the N10 billion to help the Lagos state Governor.
The Governor wrote.
One wonders that a state out of 36 states would be selected by the federal government. Does this mean that assistance must arrive if one state has more than 50 individuals infected before treatment is provided?
No state can be deemed more relevant than any Other. This is a federal territory. There is no superior state to anyone, “said Wike.