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I rejected Tinubu’s senatorial ticket offer – Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has revealed that he was wooed to affix the All Progressive Congress by its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. 

 

Wike stated on Friday September 23, that he was provided a senatorial ticket by Tinubu which he rejected even after Peoples Democratic Social gathering presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, failed to meet his promise after profitable the social gathering’s major election.

 

He acknowledged that he did not contest the first to accept a vice-presidential or senatorial ticket and can stay in PDP. 

 

Wike stated; 

 

“I didn’t contest so I can grow to be a vice presidential candidate, I’m not like others who weren’t critical and acquired senatorial type alongside presidential type and that’s why when Tinubu provided me senate slot, I didn’t go for it.’’

 

That is coming months after some governors elected underneath the platform of APC met with Wike in Port Harcourt, Rivers State’s capital forward of the 2023 elections.

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