Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has pulled out of the effort to reconcile the contending aspirants of the Edo governorship primary scheduled to hold on Thursday. Addressing the matter, the Governor accused the NWC of the PDP of being sycophants and tax collector who won’t say the truth.
According to a statement signed by his Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, Wike made the disclosure in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. He went on to accuse the stake holders and national chairman of the party for making efforts to blackmail him.
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#NewsFlash: Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, pulls out of the effort to reconcile contending aspirants in the Edo PDP governorship primary.
He said rather than considering the interest of all stakeholders, the party’s national working committee has chosen to blackmail him. pic.twitter.com/ChflbdPuoT
— TVC News (@tvcnewsng) June 23, 2020
He denied responsibility for an order obtained from a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt affecting the conduct of the PDP governorship primaries in Edo state. Governor Wike also warned of the possibility of a major crisis in the party similar to that of the All Progressives Congress if measures are not taking.
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