Always falling Asleep In Public, Does Rivers Gov Wike Have Narcolepsy?

Since coming to office on May 29th, 2015 as the governor of oil-rich Rivers state, Nyeson Wike has often fallen asleep during public functions.  Sometimes deeply asleep and snoring such that aides have to wake him up so he could catch up with the rest of the events or hurriedly leave to continue sleeping.

Screengrab of Governor Nyeson Wike sleeping during a public event

The governor has continued to engage in these embarrassing behaviors in the office, churches and public gatherings in the state. Whereas cat naps or power naps could be excused for sleep deprivation for someone being overworked, Mr. Wike’s public sleeping fests might be a symptom of a bigger health issue.

Governor Wike woken up after falling asleep during a public event

Governor Wike asleep in public