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Rivers’ Crisis: Impeachment plot against Fubara threat to Tinubu’s govt

The former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has stated that the current crisis in Rivers State will snowball into destabilizing President Bola Tinubu’s administration if not forestalled in the nick of time.

He said Wike’s insistence on the impeachment of Siminalaya Fubara as governor of Rivers State by the defected members of the State House of Assembly would have a debilitating effect on Tinubu’s administration.

In a statement issued which he sent to DAILY POST in Abuja on Friday, Frank called on President Tinubu to call the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike to order and give peace a chance, alleging that Wike was working through the back door to install another Ikwere man.

Frank reminded President Tinubu how Fubara emerged as governor through people’s votes in the general election, warning that any attempt to selfishly remove him from office by anyone would plunge Rivers into crisis which will eventually have a negative effect on the revenue fortunes of the nation.

He alleged that the renewed orchestration by Wike to illegally remove Fubara is an attempt to undermine the Ijaw people in Rivers State.

Frank said: “Since 1999, this is the first time in Rivers State when you have a Governor from the Ijaw ethnic extraction.

“Every other person who has become governor since 1999 had successfully done two tenures in eight years.

So, Wike must allow Fubara to do his own term peacefully.

“Even though it is common knowledge that he was one of those that were instrumental and backed Fubara to become governor, that does not mean Fubara will now become his stooge and neglect to carry out his constitutional duties as the governor of Rivers State.”

Frank, who represents the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in East Africa and the Middle East, added: “Fubara was not elected for the sole purpos

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