- The APC governors have replied Governor Wike over his comments on the performance rating
- Wike had recently said that the governors performed below expectation
- Salihu Lukman, the director-general of PGF, asked Nigerians to ignore the Rivers governor
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, over comments on the performance of his colleagues in the ruling party.
The Nation reports that the party on Tuesday, December 22, rejected the non-performers’ label tagged on them by Governor Wike.
Legit.ng gathered that the director-general of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, said the governors described Wike’s allegation as baseless and unfounded.
The governors, however, said that the reverse was the case, adding that all APC governors have recovered tremendous infrastructural development in their respective states.
“Wike and his co-travelers in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should stop playing to the gallery for cheap public attention through their persistent unfounded and baseless allegations.
“Governor Nyesome Wike’s allegations are not only baseless and unfounded but made to draw an undeserved attention to himself and other PDP governors.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that following the rumour about the alleged plan by the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the APC governors from the north-central have swung into action.
It was reported that the governors, who visited Ortom in Makurdi on Sunday, December 20, were allegedly at the state Government House to woo their counterpart back into the APC.
The governor of Niger state and chairman of the North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF), Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday, December 21, debunked speculation that they were in Benue to lure Governor Ortom back into the ruling party.
In a related report, Governor Wike said that his Benue counterpart, Ortom, has no plan to return to the APC, contrary to unverified, viral claims.
Wike made this declaration while he commissioned road projects completed by Governor Ortom in Makurdi and Guma area of the state.
The Rivers governor said that true members of the PDP would remain together and weather the raging storm even in the face of numerous attempts to deny the party its rights.
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