The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has accused some retired generals of threatening to deal with him for refusing to do their bidding.
According to Wike, the retired generals whom he failed to mention their names have threatened him with an American security outfit, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
VANTAGE NEWS reports that Wike was quoted in a statement on Wednesday by his special assistant on media, Kelvin Ebiri to have made the revelation while inaugurating some road projects at Igwurita, Rivers state.
The alleged threat is believed to be a part of the fallout from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries which produced former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party’s candidate.
Wike however urged the generals to use their influence to tackle security challenges facing the country instead of threatening him.
He said:, “Some people threatened that they are former generals, they are close to the CIA in America and they can deal with us. I said ‘listen, no problem’. If you are close to America CIA, why don’t you use it to solve Boko Haram problem? Is it on my body you’ll use it? Nigeria has a serious problem and you are close to CIA. You know them as former generals. Why not use that contact and solve Nigeria’s problem? You want to use it to threaten me.”
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