The crisis rocking the major opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has continued to pitch the flagbearer of the party, Atiku Abubakar and some key stakeholders against one another, The Nation reports.
According to Legit, it was reported that amid the intractable feud, Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike insisted that he would only fight for the governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly candidates of the PDP in the state in 2023.
The fiery governor spoke in a state banquet organised on the night of Friday, November 18, in honour of the G5 Governors, who came to provide solidarity for the Rivers 2023 campaign flag-off scheduled for Saturday, November 19.
The Banquet was attended by the G5 Governors comprising Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), and Samuel Ortom (Benue) as well as other PDP chieftains.
We believe in fairness and justice
The governor insisted that Rivers would no longer work for anybody who refuses to embrace justice, fairness and equity.
Wike said he was only committed to working for PDP, Rivers State chapter, adding that all his candidates in the state would win their elections.
The governor said that after praising Buhari for releasing the money owed to some Niger Delta states of Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta and Bayelsa, some people sent him messages that he should not have commended the president.