The end is not yet in sight to the conflict between popular billionaire, Arthur Eze, and the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano.
The media was awash last week with the suspension, by Gov. Obiano, of 12 Anambra traditional rulers who were led by the oil magnet to visit President Buhari in Aso Rock.
Eze has now reacted to the said suspension, referring to the governor as “a small fry”.
He warned that he is not afraid of “anybody” having “installed three African presidents” and assisted in “enthroning many governors” in Nigeria the past. He boasted that one of the presidents he helped to power rewarded him with an oil blocks in his country. I have .
“I have given a governorship candidate N10bn to assist him prosecute his election. I didn’t know the candidate from Adam. He just approached me and told me about himself and his people; I empthatised with him and gave him the money.
“Obiano is just a small fry. Even this Obiano, I have given him financial assistance as a person and as a governor several times. I have no personal problems with him. My grouse with him is that he is not doing the right things as a governor.
“Many people are suffering under his government. He is not paying the traditional rulers in the state their five per cent entitlement from the Local Government allocation,” Eze said.