The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has made a powerful allegation in opposition to some leaders and stakeholders inside the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP).
Wike on Friday accused some PDP leaders together with Governors of working in opposition to the celebration in 2019.
Talking in the course of the inauguration of the legislative quarters for members of the Rivers State Home of Meeting, Wike accused the PDP leaders of sabotaging the probabilities of the celebration in the course of the 2019 election.
He added that in 2019, it was solely Rivers State of all of the south-south states that didn’t give 25 p.c of votes which is a part of the wanted unfold to win election to President Muhammadu Buhari.
He mentioned the individuals concerned within the sabotage at the moment are going about once more in 2023 claiming they love the PDP and plotting in opposition to him.
The Governor mentioned if not for his or her sabotage, President Buhari wouldn’t have received his re-election bid in 2019.
Wike challenged them to disclaim the allegation he made in opposition to them.
He nevertheless cautioned that as a substitute of losing time plotting in opposition to him, it’s higher all of them work collectively and strategize on how PDP can win the 2023 elections.
In his phrases,After I see individuals speaking about PDP immediately, I say to myself what’s going on on this world. In the South-South, all of them betrayed us. President Muhammadu Buhari wouldnt have received the 2019 election as a result of he wouldnt have had the unfold.
However all of the States within the South-South made Buhari to have 25 p.c. It was solely Rivers State that didn’t give Buhari 25 p.c, I’m difficult anyone on it.
“In the present day, I see individuals speak about PDP. After we have been presupposed to have received election in PDP underneath Alhaji Atiku. Rivers State gave the very best votes, Rivers gave the very best help when it comes to logistics too. Let anyone come and contradict me.
Operation Ship Your State
Talking additional, Wike mentioned for the 2023 election, each PDP Governor ought to a minimum of be capable of ship his state for the celebration.
He vowed that simply as all the time, he would ship Rivers State as a result of the individuals are happy with him and linked to him.
He mentioned:I advised Atiku the opposite day, I mentioned to him, all these governors that you simply suppose they’re working with you, what occurred in 2019? No person desires to say the reality. I’ve mentioned it, everyone, go to your State and ship. It’s Operation ship your State. It’s not to simply speak. It’s not to remain in Abuja. I dont keep in Abuja, I dont sleep there.
I’m right here (Rivers) on a regular basis with my individuals. I’ll inform Rivers individuals to demand for report card. See my report card, they’re the initiatives we’re delivering. I’ll inform them see why you’ll vote for our governorship candidate. See why you’ll vote for all the opposite (PDP) candidates.