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Nyesom Wike ‘Amaechi administration vandalized Government House,’ Governor says

Newly inaugurated Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has reportedly said that the state Government House was vandalized by the administration of former Governor, Rotimi Amaechi.

Wike explained further that he would not be able to live in the official residence for the next three months due to the said vandalization, Punch reports.

The new Governor made the comments on Sunday, May 31, 2015 while speaking at the post-inauguration thanksgiving service in Port Harcourt.

“As I speak with you, everything has been vandalised. I will not enter the Government House in the next two or three months. There is no vehicle in Government House, not even one. Yet the former governor (Rotimi Amaechi) talks about corruption," Wike said.

The governor said further that the bullet proof doors, furniture, cars, crested carpets, curtains and windows had also been taken away.

Wike was sworn in on Friday, May 29, 2015.

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