2023: Wike Cautions Dokpesi, Says PDP Governors Didn’t Travel to Europe to Select Candidates

2023: Wike Cautions Dokpesi, Says PDP Governors Didn’t Travel to Europe to Select Candidates

  • Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has cautioned High Chief Raymond Dokpesi of making comments capable of causing confusion in the PDP
  • Wike accused the PDP chieftain and media entrepreneur of peddling falsehood by the party's governors
  • The Rivers state governor went on to say he suspects Dokpesi is a mole in the PDP planted by the ruling APC

Port Harcourt - Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as rebuffed rumours that he and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors travelled to Europe to determine the 2023 presidential and vice candidates of the party.

Governor Wike accused High Chief Raymond Dokpesi of circulating the rumours within chieftains of the party.

Nyesom Wike
Governor Wike warned against any attempt to disunite the PDP ahead of the 2023 polls. Photo credit: Rivers state government
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Governor Wike made the comment on Thursday, February 17 in Port Harcourt while speaking to journalists.

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Visibly angry Governor Wike warns Dokpesi against rumour-mongering

A video of the governor making the statement was also shared on his official Facebook page.

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He said PDP governors have been inundated with calls following a text message being peddled by that some governors had embarked on the trip to handpick its 2023 candidates.

Dokpesi, a chieftain of the PDP, and media mogul, is an associate of former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Wike said:

“I have some suspicion that people like Raymond Dokpesi are not really sincere to the Peoples Democratic Party and I think, I'm convinced that Raymond Dokpesi appears to be working for APC.
“I don't understand where Raymond Dokpesi gets this information, this rumour that governors travelled to Europe to decide who will be the presidential candidate and vice presidential candidate of PDP.”

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Since normal scheduled flights may not fit into their itineraries, politicians now resort to private jet charters to move across the country as it enables them to fulfil strict schedules and often complete multiple meetings in different cities and countries.

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