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Recent crisis in PDP meant to bring me down – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State said the recent crisis in PDP was orchestrated by those he described as his political detractors to bring....

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the recent crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was orchestrated to bring down his administration.
Wike, who spoke at the Thanksgiving Service of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Simon Amadi, at Elibrada in Emohua Local Government Area of the State over the weekend, said all those who engaged in one clandestine activity or the other against his administration have experienced utter disappointment.
He said none of such people has succeeded in achieving their plots.
He stated that nobody can tamper with who God has ordained, adding that but for God he would not have become the governor of the State.
“Recently, you heard there were some crises in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Everybody who was involved,  that plotted everything for my downfall, all are out.
“Everyone, that slept, that went to a meeting, planning how they’re going to bring me down, not one survived.”
The governor also alluded that a similar plot was contrived when the former Chief Judge of the State, Justice Adama Iyayi-Lamikanra, was to be appointed, but they also failed.
Wike said, “When your predecessor, (Justice Iyayi-Lamikanra) was appointed, you have said here that people came to you to say she’s not from Rivers State.
“Such people are enemies of the State. That is why this country cannot move forward.
“Somebody who has put his or her life serving the State all through all of her career, making sure that the State moves forward, and at the time of benefits, you now say the person is not from your State.  But all the services rendered was for the interest of your State.
“When your predecessor was appointed, people started to conspire, people started to plot against my government.
“Your colleagues, some of them started conspiring. I said, well, what will be will be.
“I do know that it is God that made me become governor. Nobody will survive to plot the downfall of my government. Nobody will survive it.”
In his speech, Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi acknowledged that only God deserves all the thanks for his benevolence over his life and his appointment as the Chief Judge.