2023: Wike Woos Lagos Delegates Ahead PDP Primaries
….Says Those Who Sold PDP To APC In 2015 Should Be Rejected
A presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has wooed Lagos delegates ahead of primaries, urging them not to vote for those that conspired in 2015 to sell out PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Wike said the conspiracy changed the position of the PDP from a ruling party to an opposition party.
The presidential aspirant, who said this on Saturday in Lagos while wooing the party’s delegates, adding that he had being a committed party man that had never since 1998 defected from the PDP.
” The conspiracy against our party in 2015 by those begging you for vote now changed PDP from being a ruling party to an opposition party. They are struggling to get your votes now. You must not give such people your vote because they can’t be trusted.
Wike stated that the party made him and that he was ready to give back to the party by flying the presidential flag of the party in 2023.
He added that he has the capacity and strength to face the APC’s presidential candidate in 2023, assuring the delegates of total victory if given the ticket.
” If you give me the ticket, go home and sleep, I will show APC pepper. When APC heard I am aspiring, they panic. I beg you to give me the ticket, you will see what I will do APC at the polls.
Wike said he is counting on the support of the delegates in Southwest PDP to clinch the ticket, adding that Nigeria needs a president who can tackle the country’s challenges frontally.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Lagos PDP, Hon. Phillips Aivoji, said the cordial relationship between governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and Wike had shown the direction Lagos delegates would be going at the primaries, saying that the state Chapter is counting on the support from the two governors to win the state in 2023.
On the entourage of Wike are; Governor Seyi Makinde, former governor Ayo Fayose, former governor Donald Duke, former governor Ibrahim Dankwanbo, former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke amongst others.