we are done with him as protesters demolish his statue, No more Wike

we are done with him as protesters demolish his statue, No more WikePunch reports that amid demonstrations against the terms of local government chairmen, demonstrators in Rivers State’s Obi Akpor Local Government Area destroyed a statue of Nyesom Wike. Wike and Governor Siminalayi Fubara’s disagreement over the chairmen’s term extensions flared out again as a result. Wike supported the chairmen, but Fubara compelled them to resign despite a legislative extension.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

“Fubara’s decision was unjust,” said one protester. “We’re tired of Wike’s influence,” another shouted during the protests. Demonstrators expressed their frustration with chants of “No more Wike” as they toppled his statue. A video capturing the incident showed a protester throwing the fallen statue’s hat to the ground, symbolizing their rejection of Wike’s political influence.

The incident underscores a deep-seated power struggle between factions aligned with Fubara and Wike in Rivers State. It reflects broader public dissatisfaction with political maneuvering around local governance and ongoing tensions between current leadership and former political figures like Wike.

In essence, the removal of Wike’s statue serves as a potent symbol of protest against perceived political favoritism and the ongoing battle for control over local governance in Rivers State.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>