A former Deputy Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Chief Bode George has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike as an asset to the social gathering.
George said this amidst the disaster rocking the social gathering and Wednesday’s declaration by the Wike camp to not assist the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar besides the social gathering’s nationwide chairman, Iyorchia Ayu resigns and is changed by a southerner.
He argued that when virtually everybody abandoned the PDP following its back-to-back losses in presidential elections, it was Wike that supplied the wanted management, and gave his all to make sure the social gathering stays afloat and related.
George additionally blasted Atiku for ‘fleeing’ to Dubai after dropping the presidential election in 2019.
He stated: “Wike is an asset to the social gathering. There was a vacuum, Atiku got here again and received the ticket final time, and instantly after that conference, he left the nation for a couple of 12 months or extra. Who was the important thing man supporting the social gathering?”
“We have been again in opposition. Did he not spend his money and time ensuring, with another governors, so how can he not be an asset to the social gathering?
“For those who put your time and spend your cash and knowledge, making certain that the social gathering didn’t collapse, would you be an asset or in any other case.”
Don’t Divide The PDP
George warned that the present failure to rotate places of work as allowed within the social gathering’s structure is an invite to “pointless division”.
He argued that for the sake of justice, unity and inclusiveness, PDP should adhere to the precept of zoning and rotation of places of work.
In his phrases, “I’ve been pleading with all sides that don’t allow us to flip this social gathering to northern Peoples Democratic Social gathering and southern Peoples Democratic Social gathering. If we try this, the nice needs of the founding fathers could be misplaced.
“If we result in this pointless division, we’re sending all people again to the early time, the primary republic, the second republic, it might portend evil.
“Wike misplaced that election. Atiku received. The PDP structure, part 7 (3C) states that you should adhere to the precept of zoning and rotation, of elective places of work and social gathering places of work.
“The founding fathers said that when a presidential candidate is from the north, after eight years, it should go to the south. For our social gathering.”