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I won’t leave my party despite crisis, says Gov Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike 

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, says the present happenings within the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) is not going to make him depart the get together.

He mentioned this on Thursday throughout a gathering with PDP stakeholders in Rivers state.

Wike’s remark is the newest within the disaster rocking the get together over the decision for Iyorchia Ayu, PDP nationwide chairman, to resign.

The Rivers governor and his allies have been on the forefront of the requires Ayu to step down on the grounds that the get together’s presidential candidate and nationwide chairman can’t be from the identical area.

Amid the controversy, the PDP had launched the listing of members of its presidential marketing campaign council and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, was named director-general (DG) of the council.

Wike and a few of his allies are additionally listed as members of the council, however the supporters of the Rivers governor have mentioned they won’t take part within the presidential marketing campaign till Ayu resigns.

In response, Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate, has mentioned he can not power the nationwide chairman to resign.

Talking on Thursday, Wike mentioned that the current developments wouldn’t make him depart the get together.

In line with a press release by Kelvin Ebiri, his spokesman, the Rivers governor added that it’s unsuitable for the get together’s presidential candidate, nationwide chairman, and presidential marketing campaign DG to be from the identical area.

“One factor I’ve at all times informed folks is that if anyone is pondering, doing something to suppose that we’ll depart PDP, foul. We are going to do the battle within the get together. We’re not like them, when in 2014 they walked out from Eagle Sq.. They’ve forgotten. They walked out and joined APC. Is it not appropriate?” Wike was quoted as saying.

“Did they continue to be to battle contained in the get together? However we remained; they ran away. Now, there’s a battle within the get together, we is not going to run. We are going to battle it on this get together. Those that run away from fights are weak folks. We is not going to. So, everyone ought to know that is the state the place we’re, in order that no person tells you all sort of tales.

“You’ve gotten taken presidential candidate; you have got taken get together chairman; you have got additionally taken the DG (director-general) of the marketing campaign. We’re speaking about get together politics. Selections are made by the presidential candidate , chairman of the get together, and the DG of the marketing campaign.

“They’re telling you they informed the chairman of the BoT to resign. So, you recognize there’s a drawback. You mentioned he ought to go and resign. You may put strain on him to resign when his tenure hasn’t come to an finish, however you can’t put strain on the chairman to resign. You suppose at our stage you’ll deceive us; you’ll inform us tales.”

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