- Governor Nyesom Wike has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the party to rescue Nigeria from the current challenges
- The Rivers state governor revealed that the opposition can achieve this by producing the next president
- Wike who expressed confidence that Nigeria's number one opposition will win, said the people were waiting for the party to rescue them
Yenagoa - Nyesome Wike, the governor of Rivers state on Monday, January 10, expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will produce the next president of Nigeria.
Daily Trust reports that Wike made the remark when he visited Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri in Yenagoa, the state capital.
According to him, Nigerians were waiting for the party to rescue them from the current situation in the country, stressing that leaders and members of the party cannot afford to miss this opportunity.
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He described the opposition as the only party that can rescue Nigeria from its present state of insecurity and economic woes.
The Bayelsa governor went on to note that PDP has been repositioned to ensure it wins the presidency in the 2023 general election.
“The presidency is one sacred office and we must do everything to protect it and ensure that our party clinches victory at the 2023 general polls."
2023: PDP will collapse if party zones presidential ticket to north, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo
In a previous report by Legit.ng, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, declared on Sunday, January 9, that the PDP will bury itself if it zoned the presidency to the north in the 2023 general election.
The national publicity secretary of Ohanaeze, Alex Ogbonnia, disclosed this in an interview with the Leadership newspaper.
Ogbonnia said though he had not confirmed if the party had concluded its zoning arrangements, there was the need for the party to keep to its zoning principle.
Former Governor Kwankwaso reveals why PDP cannot zone presidency to south
Kwankwaso said the insistence that the presidential ticket for the PDP must come from the southern region is condemnable.
The former governor said the party leadership should rather insist on having the best candidate for the presidential election rather than zoning.