Sunday, April 14, 2024

I gave back Dokpesi’s property to his children despite bad terms – Wike


The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike has said that he returned Raymond Dokpesi’s property to the youngsters regardless that he was not on good phrases politically with the late founding father of AIT.

Wike stated this when he granted an interview to some choose tv channels in Abuja.

Wike stated his political misunderstanding with the late media mogul didn’t put him to grab what rightfully belongs to his household.

“The founding father of AIT, the late Dolpesi, you already know, was not on good phrases politically earlier than he died. However two to a few nights in the past, his Youngsters got here to me,” he stated.

“And I stated look, regardless that your dad and I weren’t good politically. I can’t enable this to occur to you folks.

“I referred to as the director of land, referred to as the ES FCDA, referred to as the Director, City and Rural planning and stated let me go and go to the place. That was on Thursday. [I saw] homes on prime whereas they have been blasting the rock.

“I stated, “What is that this? Director, you folks allotted this rock to folks? I stated, one thing should be improper with you folks. Go and get me a memo, I’m going to signal it now.

“And I cancelled that [allocation], that is wickedness. [I told Dokpesi’s children], carry your papers, as a result of what’s improper is improper.

“The youngsters have been shocked. Why do I’ve to, you’ve seen what’s improper however merely since you don’t have relationship you go to the sin of fogeys on the youngsters.

“Everyone is aware of my place that politically I wasn’t in relationship with their father. However is that why I ought to proceed when the person in query isn’t alive?

“I stated, ‘take again your property. I advised them, go and withdraw the matter from courtroom. I can’t be right here and watch such issues occur.’

Whereas Dokpesi backed the presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar within the 2023 common elections, Wike contested the PDP main election and went on to work in opposition to the get together when he didn’t seize the ticket.

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