2023: Wike Sends Clear Message to Atiku, Tinubu on Votes from Rivers

2023: Wike Sends Clear Message to Atiku, Tinubu on Votes from Rivers

  • Governor Nyesom Wike has said that votes from Rivers state in 2023 will not be given to any presidential candidate for nothing
  • Wike on Saturday, September 3, in Rivers, said the candidate who wants votes from the state must be ready to give something in return
  • The Rivers governor also told PDP members to get ready for the next decision the state will take

Rivers - The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday, September 3, made it clear that the state must get something in return from any presidential candidate who wants its votes in 2023.

Governor Wike, during the inauguration of a road project in the state, said this time, votes will not be for free.

Governor Nyesom Wike
Wike said Rivers' votes will not be for free in 2023 (Photo: Rivers State Government)
Source: Facebook

He noted that if other states get offers from some politicians after they voted for them, Rivers deserves equal treatment in the next general elections.

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The fiery governor in a post shared on Facebook by AIT News said:

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"Anybody who wants our votes must tell us what is there for us, no be so?
"Our vote is no longer for dash, is our vote for dash? Our vote is for you to tell us what you will do for us...
"So all of us prepare: a day shall come when we will take a decision on what to do.
"Are you ready?"

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Meanwhile, it was gathered that the PDP had quite a lot to lose during the 2023 general elections if the widening rift between Wike and Atiku Abubakar is not closed.

At the moment, some PDP governors who are working with Wike have allegedly agreed to work for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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A source who spoke with Vanguard claimed that the decision to work for Tinubu was part of the deal reached by the PDP governors recently in London.

The source claimed that in exchange for their secret support, the governors were alleged to have demanded that their political godsons be allowed to win Senate and House of Representatives seats.

Source: Legit.ng

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