Gov. Wike Testifies Against THISDAY Newspapers Today
The executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has today appeared before the State High Court in Port Harcourt, to testify as a witness in a Seven Billion Naira (N7B) libel suit against THISDAY Newspaper.
According to the Governor, he said he was in court to seek justice and clear his name as a person from the malicious publication by THISDAY Newspaper, which portrayed him as deceitful, untrustworthy person, who exerts subterranean influences on judicial matters and over court sittings in Port Harcourt.
Governor Wike had earlier in August 2020 sued THISDAY newspaper with a N7 Billion suit being damages for libel written and published on it’s June 23, 2020 edition captioned, “With Wike, Obaseki Meets His PDP’S Waterloo; Almost.”
The defendants in the suit are THISDAY Newspapers Limited, Leaders and Company Limited, Davidson Iriekpan, Chuks Okocha and Adibe Emenyonu.
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