Ex Rivers south east Senatorial District Representative at the National chamber, Senator Magnus Abe has narrated how Former Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi and the managing Director, Sahara Energy, Arch Tonye Cole Diverted the sum of 55 Million USD Rivers Money.
Abe, Former Political ally and Secretary to Rivers State Government Under Amaechi have been in disagreement over who controls the leadership of All progressive Congress APC in Rivers State.
Speaking with Supporters over the weekend, Abe alleged that the money was moved from Rivers State Account to Tonye cole through Access Bank
“Amaechi and tonye Cole stole 55 Million dollars. We all thought he was our leader, he went and brought his unknown friend from Lagos state.
“They had an agreement and he transfered the sum of 55 Million USD to Tonye Coles Account when he was a Governor without any Agreement or Documents showing the reason for the transfer. When Governor Wike Came, he saw the transaction.
“Governor wike Called and invited Tonye Cole to come and give reasons while such amount of money was moved to his Company’s account from the state Access Bank account, he refused instead they went to court to stop Wike from investigating them.
“The matter got to Supreme court and they have asked them to return to Rivers state and answer the questions or go to jail.
“He wants the same man to come and be our Governor so they will be transferring Our money dragging us backward. He Said.