Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike mentioned throughout a reside interview on Friday, that Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, can solely win the 2023 election after sweeping the votes from Rivers, Lagos and Kano States.
Naija Information experiences that Wike mentioned this after declaring throughout his interactive session with Channels TV immediately that he’s not withdrawing from PDP as rumoured in some quarters.
The celebration chieftain reassured that he would help Atiku within the presidential election regardless of being at loggerheads.
Nonetheless, Wike on the reside media chat with journalists on Friday on the Authorities Home In Port Harcourt, mentioned it was not possible for Atiku to clinch the nation’s primary political place with out profitable massively in Lagos, Kano and Rivers.
He mentioned: “In 2015, Buhari received Lagos and Kano states. Additionally, in 2019, Buhari received Lagos and Kano states, and PDP received Rivers State.
“Presently, Atiku doesn’t have Lagos and Kano states, and now he mentioned he doesn’t want Rivers State. How can he win?”
In accordance with the Rivers State Governor, the lingering disaster rocking the opposition camp was as a result of it didn’t zone the celebration’s presidential ticket to the South.
Wike advised journalists in Port Harcourt that PDP management precipitated the interior wrangling by leaving the ticket open for all to contest and ignorantly planted a seed of discord amongst celebration members.
He mentioned: “Those that thought they’re too highly effective, extremely linked, and that they personal the celebration mentioned there needs to be no zoning of the presidential ticket – ‘depart it open and let the most effective candidate emerge’ – as a result of they suppose they’ve the numbers.
“We jettisoned our structure not understanding that we’re laying the muse, the seed of discord sooner or later.”
Talking additional, Wike insisted that the embattled PDP Nationwide Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, should resign for the sake of fairness since a northern presidential candidate has emerged.