The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Sen. Dino Melaye, has claimed that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, gave him his private jet while he was helping him in the past because he felt he had the qualities and credibility to be a governor.
Melaye disclosed this on Wednesday.
He said that Wike also invested his money in him, adding that he has respect for him as somebody who has assisted him in the past.
Melaye said, “I want to tell you [Wike] that you supported me, doesn’t mean that you would ask for my liver and kidney. I will not give it and let me say that Wike himself has always been supported and he owes PDP a lot anything he is doing for any individual in PDP is like giving back for what PDP has done for him.
“Governor Odili made him chairman of his local government. So he has been helped by somebody. After Governor Odili helped him, Governor Amaechi made him chief of staff.
Governor Amaechi helped him. Governor Amaechi nominated him to be a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Governor Amaechi helped him, Former First Lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan spent her money, her connection, and everything to make him the Governor of Rivers State “he added”