A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Chidi Wihioka, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of making an attempt to vary the historical past of Ikwerre individuals due to his presidential ambition.
Wihioka, who’s a loyalist of Magnus Abe, alleged that Amaechi has been telling Nigerians that Ikwerre individuals are Igbos as a result of he desires to turn out to be president.
The previous member of the Home of Representatives was talking at an occasion held in Ikwerre Native Authorities Space of the state on Sunday.
He insisted that Ikwerre individuals are not Igbo, saying they’ve their very own historical past and tradition.
He mentioned, “It is a man that desires to show the historical past of Ikwerre land and mentioned Ikwerre is Igbo. We’re ashamed of him. Ikwerre can by no means be Igbo.
“We have now our historical past we now have our report. You can’t rewrite our report since you need to be president. If you wish to be one thing your brothers and sisters would know. So far as we’re involved, we now have not given any approval to whoever that’s speaking about him.”
In the meantime, Amaechi has not declared any curiosity to run for the presidential election in 2023. Supply: DailyPost