‘Wike Lule’: “Fallen or Failed”, Obaigbena, Tambuwal Mock Rivers Governor at Funeral

‘Wike Lule’: “Fallen or Failed”, Obaigbena, Tambuwal Mock Rivers Governor at Funeral

  • The crisis rocking the opposition PDP is one that gets interesting by the day as it takes new dimensions in the polity on a daily basis
  • This time around, Atiku Abubakar's camp and Governor Nyesom Wike's camp are not only at loggerheads but have shifted the rift between party loyalists and members of the polity
  • A recent one is a media mogul and founder of This Day Newspaper and Arise Television, Nduka Obaigbena, who over the weekend mocked the Rivers state governor when he hosted some politicians who attended his mother's burial ceremony

The founder of This Day newspaper and Arise TV, Nduka Obaigbena has weighed in on the crisis rocking the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the rift between Governor Nyesom Wike and Atiku Abubakar.

Obaigbena mocked the Rivers state governor when he hosted some guests who attended the funeral of Margaret Obaigbena, his mother, on Saturday, August 20, in Owa-Onyibu, Delta state.

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While hailing Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, whom he described as the country’s “future president”, the media mogul said, “Wike lule”, The Cable reports.

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The founder of THISDAY and Arise TV, Nduka Obaigbena, taunts Governor Nyesom Wike at a gathering in Delta state, chanting, 'Wike Lule'. Photo credit: Sokoto State Governor's Office
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Wike Lule, explained in clear terms

“Lule” is a word in Yoruba which means “fallen or failed”. Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), gave resonance to the word in an outburst — when he said it was his turn to be president (Emi lo kan).

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Obaigbena joked:

“Chairman of PDP governors forum, Tambuwal! Presidential candidate, Tambuwal! Wike ‘lule’, Tambuwal! Wike ‘lule’, Tambuwal! Wike ‘lule’, Tambuwal! Future president, Tambuwal!.”

The video of the media mogul, Tambuwal and others as they taunt Wike trends online

The video to further confirm the development was shared on Twitter by The Punch. Watch below;

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“PDP has not changed from what it has been”, Ex-Chairman Explains what ‘power’ means to PDP

The former caretaker national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has explained what the concept of power means to the largest opposition.

Makarfi, in an interview with The Guardian, said the current crisis in the PDP is a product of narrow political schemes while urging the warring parties to pursue reconciliation rather than drawing the line.

According to the former senator, the “PDP has not changed from what it has been since it was formed.”

Wike’s, Atiku’s teams finally meet in Rivers, details of their discussion reveals

Legit.ng earlier reported that the growing tension between the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar and the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, may subside soon

The reconciliation team of the two PDP leaders met for the first time since the rift began, though there was no agreement between the due yet

A source closed to the meeting reveals that the issue of Ayu's resignation was not discussed, but both parties planned to meet again

Source: Legit.ng

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