Governor Neysom Wike on Monday took leaders of the state on a tour of the Government House, Port Harcourt allegedly vandalised by officials of the administration of the immediate past governor, Rotimi Amaechi.
The Governor took the leaders to the Residential Quarter, Offices and the Banquet Hall where key furniture, televisions and electrical accessories were vandalised by the former administration.
Speaking with journalists shortly after the tour, Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo berated officials of the immediate past administration for embarking on the vandalism of property of government at the Government House, Port Harcourt.
Immediate Past Deputy Governor of the state, Tele Ikuru regretted that officials of the Amaechi administration would stoop so low to steal furniture, coat of arms, crested rugs and electrical fittings in the Government House.
He urged the governor to take steps to ensure that all those involved in the looting of facilities in the Government House, Port Harcourt. Were brought to book.
Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah condemned the vandalism of beds and furniture at the official quarter of the Governor.
“It is unimaginable that the beds, chairs and official crested rugs in the Governor’s official quarters were stolen. Even the foam they left is Mouka foam, which they used to replace the original foam.
“This level of looting is embarrassing and must not go unpunished. It is sad that officials of the last administration will go to that level in their quest to destabilise the incoming administration “.
At the Banquet Hall of the Government House, Port Harcourt, officials of the administration had moved away more than 500 chairs and key tables from the facility that takes 1000 persons.
Kitchen accessories in the Governor’s official quarters were also vandalised by officials of the former administration.
Source: Daily Independent