The governor of Rivers State of Nigeria,Mr. chibuike Rotimi Amaechi appears to have recruited online news publication, elendureports.com to fight his restive political opponents.
Sources arround the governor informed us that the sum of twenty-five million naira have been made available to the governor's chief publicist, Mr.Ogbonnaya Nwuke for this purpose.This money according to sources have since been handed to Mr. Jonathan Elendu, the publisher,through a friend of Mr. Nwuke's who resides in the United States of America.The identity of Mr. Nwuke's friend could not be unravelled at the time of posting this report.
Mr. Chibuike Amaechi who was recently installed as governor by the supreme court of Nigeria after a protracted legal battle,have been having running battle with his political opponents, who appear to be having upper hand especially in the area of propaganda.
This development,according to sources, necesistated the recent decission by the governor to de-emphasis church propaganda in favour of press propaganda.
elendureports.com, sources averred was chosen because in the opinion of the governor's publicity handlers, ranks higher in terms of popularity amongst similar sites with Nigeria as editorial focus.
We could not reach the governor's chief publicist for comments as our reporter could not gain access to Rivers State government house in PortHarcourt where his office is located.A Mail sent to his e-mail address has not been answered at the time of posting this report. The situation is same with an e-mail sent to the publisher of elendureports.com