Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, says the current Nationwide Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering can’t lead the celebration to victory within the 2023 common elections, therefore the hunt for its substitute.
He maintained that the interior rumbling that was just lately witnessed within the celebration exhibits the failure of the NWC – led by Prince Uche Secondus – to successfully perform its accountability as an opposition political celebration.
Wike who spoke on nationwide tv in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, nevertheless, mentioned the PDP stays the one credible different celebration that Nigerians had been anticipating to take over energy in 2023, given the woeful efficiency of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The governor’s remarks had been relayed by his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri in a press release titled ‘PDP wants new, strong, decided NWC to win 2023 common elections -Gov Wike and made accessible to newsmen in Port Harcourt.
The assertion reads, “For those who go to the general public and ask Nigerians if PDP is able to take over energy in 2023, should you maintain a referendum, you’ll know that Nigerians are even ready for PDP.
“However the concern of Nigerians is whether or not PDP is able to take over energy. So, persons are involved about it. Clearly, it’s ripe for PDP to take over, however you have to be ready to take over.
“And we mentioned with what we’ve got now, will probably be troublesome to take over energy in 2023 if there aren’t any amendments. Management was the issue. The purpose is that this, the present NWC, as it’s at this time, can’t lead the celebration to victory.
“No person has mentioned they haven’t finished properly, somehow. However, we’re speaking in regards to the challenges forward. That’s the reason we’re pushing for the celebration to produce other individuals to guide the celebration and to offer it a distinct power altogether. If you realize APC, you realize that you just want a strong, decided management of the celebration (PDP) to ensure you match them phrase by phrase, motion by motion.”
Wike mentioned anybody who loves the PDP and means properly for the celebration will adhere to the resolutions reached after the intervention of the governors, Board of Trustees and elders to douse the brewing disaster within the celebration.
The governor dismissed the insinuation that he was nurturing a presidential ambition, therefore his opposition to the present NWC, saying his major preoccupation is to see how the PDP might be higher positioned to win the 2023 common elections.