The Executive Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom wike has issued a serious warning to the minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpabio concerning the recent war going on between the NDDC which he governors and one of his daughters, Joy Nunieh
Recall that, last week a drama started between the former Governor of Akwa ibom state, Godswill Akpabio and the former acting managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh over accusations of fraud activities going on in the NDDC.
Joy Nunieh reportedly accused Akpabio of forcing her in three occasions to take an Oath of secrecy in other to perfect his plan of forwarding money to his private account.
In reply to her claim, Akpabio on live television debunked all the allegation made on him by her former staff. And later said that she is having temper problem. And that is the reason why she didn't end up well with four men that married her.
The Governor of Rivers state in reply of all the dramas going on, warned Akpabio and others in the NDDC to make sure that nothing happens to her indigene who he holds as a daughter.
He made the statement through the state Commissioner of information, Paul Nsirim on the 14th day of July, 2020.
According to Paul, the state government of Rivers state has been watching all the recent move at the NDDC in which one of their own is involved.
They call on all those involve including Akpabio to make sure Joy Nunieh suffers no Harm for any reason.
“Rivers State Government has viewed with concern, the recent developments at the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) in which the name of our daughter, Dr. Joi Nunieh, the immediate past Acting Managing Director of the Commission, has been dragged into”.
“We hereby call on those involved in the ongoing investigations in the NDDC to ensure that Dr Joi Nunieh does not suffer any harm in the course of their undertakings”.
“We wish to state categorically that the Rivers State Government will never support any action that will prevent or jeopardize the laudable intentions of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, to positively reposition the NDDC and fulfil the yearnings and aspirations of the people of the Niger Delta." He said
He also noted that the State Government of Rivers state don't want to know anything that is causing the recent action at the commission that all they know is that nothing should happen to their daughter and that they will do all rightful thing to protect their daughter, Joy.
“However, we wish to state that while we are not interested in identifying with the present unfolding drama in the NDDC, we will not, however, fail to protect our daughter from actual harm or perceived danger.
“The State owes it as a duty to protect her citizens from danger no matter their political affiliation and we cannot fold our hands and watch anyone harm her or indeed any Rivers citizen.
“We advise those involved in the present altercations in the NDDC to thread with caution in their actions and utterances.”
Source: Opera News Hub