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Presidency Replies Wike Over His Opinion On Dariye, Nyame’s Pardon | READ DETAILS


Presidency Replies Wike Over His Opinion On Dariye, Nyame’s Pardon | READ DETAILS

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu said Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has no moral justification to criticize the presidential pardon granted to former governors; Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame who were convicted of N1.6b and 1.162bn respectively.

All Facts Newspaper had reported that Governor Wike described the pardon of the duo approved by president Muhammadu Buhari as a ridicule to the judiciary and a discouragement to prosecutors.

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Responding to Wike’s outburst, Garba Shehu noted that Wike failed to honor the Council of State meeting which he was duly invited to.

The meeting held physically and virtually on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

According to the presidential spokesperson, the deputy governor of Rivers state, Dr. Ipalibo Banigo, joined the meeting virtually but switched off her camera midway.

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Garba Shehu wrote;

I do not see the moral justification for Governor Wike’s  criticism of the decision of the government to pardon Governors Dariye and Nyame at a meeting to which he was duly invited but did not attend.

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Banigo who joined the Council of State meeting virtually switched off her camera so it was difficult to determine whether she sat behind the dark screen or just walked away after first joining.

If the Governor felt so strongly about the pardons, the right was for him or his representative to sit through the meeting and assert views. This did not do. A press release after the meeting is bolekaja politics.

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