Wike said that once he loses his base as a politician, he has lost his relevance politically.
The Minister stated this while receiving South-South leaders at his office on Tuesday.
Reacting to the crisis rocking Rivers State amid the plot to impeach Governor Siminalayi Fubara of the oil-rich state, Wike insisted that no amount of calumny levelled against him would make him lose sleep, adding that the right thing must be done.
“All of us want to be politically relevant; all of us want to maintain our political structure.
“Is it not your political structure? Will you allow anybody to just cut you out immediately? Everybody has a base. If you take my base, am I not politically irrelevant?” Wike said.
The relationship between Wike and Fubara is said to have gone sour following the threat by the Assembly to impeach the governor.
Some have accused Wike of being the brain behind the impeachment plot. The Rivers Assembly Complex was turned into a confusion theatre after fire gutted a section on Sunday night
There was also some drama on Monday morning with the removal of principal officers in the Assembly as gunshots rented the air.
Fubara had stormed the Complex on Monday to see the level of the damage and alleged that he was shot at by the police, an allegation the police said was being probed…..CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>