- A political battle seems to be brewing between Governor Hope Uzodinma and Governor Nyesom Wike
- Governor Wike had accused his Imo state counterpart of spewing lies against the PDP
- The Imo state governor has fired back saying Wike is trivializing serious issues of national and international importance
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has advised his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike, to think before he talks on political matters.
Governor Uzodinma also insists he does not have any regret in his comment that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and characters like Wike were instrumental to the attempted plot to remove the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Governor Wike had in an interview described the Imo governor's allegations as a lie, saying the PDP did not play any role in Oshiomhole's ordeal.
“I read that Senator Hope Uzodinma said that the PDP conspired to plot the attempted removal of APC national chairman. That is an unfortunate lie,” Governor Wike said at the interview.
According to a statement by his spokesman, Oguwike Nwachuku, Governor Uzodinma said that Governor Wike arrogates to himself the strength he does not have going by the way he talks.
“Rather than engage in some kind of introspection on what went wrong with his party, Governor Wike thinks that trivializing serious issues of national and international importance will bring accolades his way.
“Governor Wike pretends to love the judiciary more than anyone else, but the truth is that every opportunity he gets to stand the judiciary on the head he does so with relish,” the Imo state governor said.
Governor Uzodinma noted that he believes in the rule of law like the APC and has not hidden his respect for the judiciary as a critical organ for national development and survival of Nigeria’s democracy.
Meanwhile, as part of its reconciliation efforts, the APC has lifted the suspension on some key officials.
Deputy national chairman, north, Senator Shani Lawan and the party's north-west national vice chairman, Inuwa Abudulkadir have been recalled.
The duo have been having a running battle with the reinstated national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole before now.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng upgrades to serve you better
Coronavirus: Why are we still allowing flights from Britain? – APC Chairman Oshiomhole | Legit TV