If I Demand N20bn Every Month, It’s Politics – Wike Justifies Fight With Fubara

Governor Simi Fubara and FCT Minister Wike
FCT Minister Nyesom Wike and Governor Simi Fubara

Nyesom Wike Justifies Rift with Governor Fubara: “It’s Politics”

Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and former Governor of Rivers State, has addressed the ongoing rift between himself and Governor Sim Fubara of Rivers State, categorically stating that it is rooted in politics.

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Wike defended his stance by emphasizing that if he demands N20 billion monthly and is given the authority to award all contracts to himself, it should be seen as a political move. He expressed his commitment to remaining politically relevant and safeguarding his political structure.

During a press briefing in Abuja, Wike also pondered the absence of Governor Fubara when he was involved in previous political struggles.

If I Demand N20bn Every Month, It’s Politics

Wike asserted, “If I demand N20 billion every month and even award all the contracts to myself, that’s politics. Where was he when I was fighting? I have to be politically relevant, and I must maintain my political structure. I can’t allow anybody to cut me out immediately. If you like accuse me all you like, I won’t have a sleepless night because the right thing must be done.”


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The dispute between Nyesom Wike and Governor Fubara had previously led to attempts by some members of the state assembly to impeach the governor, although Governor Fubara successfully resisted these efforts.

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As this political saga unfolds, it will undoubtedly draw attention from various quarters and continue to be a topic of discussion in the political landscape.



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