• Amid the crisis rocking Nigeria’s main opposition PDP, Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike appears calm.
  • Here’s how Governor Wike shared a detailed revelation about his journey into politics and business.
  • Rivers’ number one man noted that he started earning a lot of money before venturing into Nigerian politics.

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike revealed on Tuesday, January 3, how he started making good money before entering politics.

Wike spoke when he paid a visit to congratulate former Senator John Azuta-Mbata on his birthday at his country house, Eneka Town in the Obio-Akpor local government area of ​​the state on Tuesday.

Wike talks about life before going into politics. Photo credit: Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike – CON
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Wike takes us down memory lane

The governor credited the former Rivers East senator for the opportunity he had to earn money before entering politics, PM News reported.

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Wike recalled that he started making good money while preparing the estate document as the former senator’s legal agent.

Wike revealed who sponsored his first political office

He also said that the Senator sponsored him to fill his first political post as Obi-Akpor Local Government Chairman.

The Governor also said that the support of Senator Azuta-Mbata has been reflected in his administration and the general welfare of the State.

“We feel that you are someone who has supported us and supported the government.

“So, we believe that as one of those who have had a positive impact on the life and development of the State, today it is necessary to come and identify with you.

“Then, when the opportunity came to become president of the Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Senator Azuta-Mbata championed him, sponsored him, despite imposing obstacles, he became council president in 1999.”

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The Governor noted that even though Senator Azuta-Mbata is no longer in active politics, he remains an invaluable asset to the State.

Wike mocks Atiku after Obasanjo endorsed Peter Obi

In a related development, Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, mocked Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, as his former boss, Obasanjo, endorsed Obi.

Atiku served as vice president under the Obasanjo administration from 1999 to 2007.

wiki said:

“I was praying that Obasanjo didn’t say anything. When I saw the letter last night, he touched me. If his director can’t recommend it, then there’s something fundamentally wrong.”

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It has been reported that Wike and his allies plan to endorse another presidential candidate besides Atiku Abubakar, the PDP’s presidential candidate.

Although Wike and his camp have denied this, if the report turns out to be true, then the governors may suffer unexpected casualties.

Source: Legit.ng