Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has challenged Senator Iyorchia Ayu, the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sue him if he is not corrupt as accused.
Newsbreak.ng reports that Wike had accused Ayu of diverting N1billion and N100 million realised from the party primaries.
The Rivers State governor said that Ayu is already building a private university from the proceeds of corruption and insisted that such person cannot lead Rivers State to any campaign.
Governor Wike was speaking recently at the Rivers State PDP 2023 election campaign flag-off rally that held at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Omagwa, Ikwerre Local Government Area (LGA) of the State.
“I have challenged Ayu, you are corrupt and cannot lead me to campaign. I will not, Rivers State will not, whether they like it or not, Ayu cannot lead us to campaign. Ayu is corrupt,” Wike said.
He added: “You (Ayu) are building a university in Benue State, but you have not stayed one year in office. How do you fight corruption? I said you took N1billion, I told you, you took N100million, I told you, you took the money that we realised from the primary, Ayu sue me.”