Rivers ex-Gov Amaechi, says he left N10b intreasury


       

 Former Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi revealed recently that he did not leave the Rivers State treasury empty. According to him, contrary to the news making the rounds that he spent all of Rivers money on Buhari's campaign, he left over N10b in the state coffers.
In a statement released to newsmen, Amaechi said "A total of N7.5 billion cash were left behind as balances in the State
Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) account with Skye Bank, FAAC account with Zenith Bank, balances with Access Bank and funds in the State reserve fund account in First Bank."
Adding that "This is besides other balances in the state Government House account with Zenith Bank and other government MDA accounts, like the Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP). By the time you pull all these together, we are looking at readily available cash in the region of eight to ten billion naira left for the Wike administration.”
However, The last is yet to be heard of the accusations and counter- accusations between Amaechi and his former protege,
Gov. Nyesom Wike.
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