PDP Crisis: CJN Ariwoola Expresses Joy Makinde Is In Wike's Camp, Reveals Connecting Cord Between Oyo, Rivers

PDP Crisis: CJN Ariwoola Expresses Joy Makinde Is In Wike's Camp, Reveals Connecting Cord Between Oyo, Rivers

  • The chief justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has expressed optimism that the governor of his state, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, would learn from his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike, in terms of infrastructural development
  • The CJN reveals that he is happy that Makinde is in Wike's camp of the PDP while hoping that the Oyo state governor will toll Wike's path to develop Oyo
  • Ariwoola disclosed that the people of Oyo state came to Rivers state to get a wife for Governor Makinde, thus, the 2 states have a mutual relationship

Port Harcourt, Rivers - Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the chief justice of Nigeria, has commended Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo state, for staying with his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike, in the call for justice and equity in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s leadership.

The CJN commented on the opposition party's crisis at a banquet held in his honour by Wike in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital on Thursday, November 24, The Nation reported.

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Justice Ariwoola is happy that Makinde is in Wike's camp of the PDP Photo Credit: Seyi Makinde, Nyesom Wike
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Wike hosts CJN Justice Olukayode Ariwoola in Port Harcourt, Rivers state

Wike has been leading 4 other aggrieved governors of the PDP since the emergence of Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate.

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The 4 other governors include Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Samuel Ortom of Benue, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Seyi Makinde of Oyo.

Ariwoola, who is also a native of Oyo, has been invited as a special guest of honour to commission projects started and completed by Wike on Friday, November 25.

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Jokingly, the CJN said Wike had threatened to withdraw Makinde's wife, who is a native of Rivers state while expressing optimism that Makinde will emulate Wike in terms of infrastructure in Oyo state.

His statement reads in part:

“And I am happy that my own Governor is among them because he would try to imitate his friend and in-law because we came here to marry for my governor."

2023 Election: Tension looms in Rivers as ex-militant leader reveals how Wike sponsors thugs, lists other sins

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has been accused of sponsoring thugs in the state and stifling the 2023 election campaigns against oppositions.

Asari Dokubo, an ex-leader of the Niger Delta militants, said the Rivers governor is making some illegal executive orders in the state of spaces for campaigning, even private space.

The Niger Delta statesman said some persons were being beaten up by some thugs sponsored by Wike because the persons dare to put up Atiku Abubakar's billboard in the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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