Barely 8 Months From Leaving Office, Wike Opens Up on Where He Will Live at End of His Tenure

Barely 8 Months From Leaving Office, Wike Opens Up on Where He Will Live at End of His Tenure

  • Just barely eight months to his leaving office as governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has assured that he would live among his people
  • The governor said he would not be running away from Rivers state after his tenure ends by May 29, 2023
  • According to Wike, most of his colleague tend to relocate from their states to other locations or Abuja at the expiration of the tenure

The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has said that he has done so well for his people in such a way he will not be worried about living among them in the state.

Speaking on Friday, September 23, during a live media chat with some journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers state's capital city, the governor said even with his position, he never used to sleep in the Federal Capital Territory like most of his colleagues.

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Governor Nyesom Wike, Rivers state, Atiku Abubakar, PDP, 2023 presidential election
Wike has assured the people of Rivers that he would continue to live in the state after his tenure as governor. Photo: Rivers state government
Source: UGC

Governor Wike said that there must be something fundamentally wrong with governors who serve in their state and relocate to another place after their tenure.

His words:

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"I'm leaving office. I am happy with what I have done as a governor in Rivers state and I am sure my people in Rivers are happy with what I have done.
"I will live in Rivers state after leaving the government not running to Abuja.
"This brings me to my point, after your tenure, if you relocate to another governor's state instead of staying in the state which you served then something is missing. It is a dent in your tenure."

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This was disclosed by the governor himself, who said that he was going to remain in the PDP with his supporters.

Wike also accused some key leaders of the PDP of dumping the party in 2015, when they were most needed.

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The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party departed Nigeria for Europe on Wednesday, September 14.

Iyiorchia Ayu has also handed over the leadership of the party to the deputy national chairman of the PDP.

The spokesperson for the PDP scribe said Ayu is expected to return to the country by the end of the month.


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