Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has stated he wasn’t shocked that the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, picked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as his working mate.

Naija Information studies that the governor made this recognized whereas talking at a media briefing in Port Harcourt on Friday.

The governor said that he was conscious of the underground strikes by the Delta governor earlier than the PDP presidential primaries, stressing that he anticipated good sense to prevail within the get together.

He stated Okowa was the one South-South governor who didn’t purchase a nomination kind to vie for the presidency or a senatorial seat and which may have been a pointer to his undeclared ambition.

He stated: “Atiku was going to run with Okowa. That Okowa supported him. We have been all conscious. It isn’t that we didn’t see.

“Take for example the US of America, (Joe) Biden ran and the present vice chairman of America, Kamala Harris, gave Biden significant issue.

“After they needed to select the Vice President, Biden stated this girl gave me a significant issue, I can not decide this girl, however these in Biden’s camp, who meant nicely for him informed him, ‘If you wish to win this election, you have to decide Kamala Harris.’ And have a look at the help (for Biden) immediately.

“The issue with a few of our leaders is that there are such a lot of rent-seekers round them. They (rent-seekers) haven’t been in energy for years.

“So they’re all searching for learn how to bounce again. They’re individuals who haven’t any worth so as to add.”


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