2015: Your Allegations Are Baseless – Amaechi Fires Back At Asari

dokuboGovernor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has reacted to comments attributed to militant leader – Alhaji Mujaheed Dokubo-Asari describing him as a traitor and sell-out of the Niger Delta people saying it is a democracy and anyone can say whatever they want.

At the weekend, during a news conference in Abuja, Asari, while speaking on President Goodluck Jonathan’s rift with Amaechi among other issues, said since the Rivers State governor had singled himself out as a traitor, he will be treated as such adding that, “there is nothing anybody can do about it.”

But responding on behalf of the governor, Commissioner for Information, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, said that Dokubo-Asari was entitled to his opinion.

She said, “I am sure those are Asari-Dokubo’s views. It is a democracy and so everybody has a right to abuse; whether those views are right or wrong is irrelevant. I do not think that as a government, we will respond to that; there is nothing to respond to in his allegations.

“Dokubo-Asari has every right to his views. But whatever he wants to say, the veracity of it is a different matter.”


  1. If nt 4 corruptn dis kind of persn cald asari suppose 2 be roten in jail by now or what can 1 do in a situatn whereby condemnatn is taken d place of commendatn. Amechi jst be strong n d pple of nigeria r watching ur back,above all- i pray dat God will give u wisdom n undstndng 2 be above board in ur political carrier.AMEN ijn

  2. Governor Amaechi is not a core Niger Dealtan so nobody should be surprised in what he is doing. It is a share of luck that the court gave him the opportunity to govern River State. Did he win any election? PDP with its porpularity in River State won the election and the court gave him mandate to rule. Now that he has deflected to another party,APC hehas lost his mandate he got through PDP.