‘N96bn fraud’: Rivers files fresh criminal charge against Amaechi, Tonye Cole

The Rivers government has filed a fresh criminal charge against Rotimi Amaechi, a former governor of the state and ex-minister of transportation. Amaechi was sued alongside Tonye Cole, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, for allegedly selling off state assets. Zacchaeus Adangor, Rivers attorney-general, confirmed the development too Nyesom Wike, Rivers governor, had set up a seven-man panel to probe Amaechi over the alleged withdrawal of N96 billion from the state’s treasury during the latter’s tenure as governor. The panel had also investigated issues surrounding the “sale of assets” by the former governor. The listed

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