PDP Crisis: How Patience Jonathan Sponsored Wike To Become Rivers Gov, Dino Melaye Drops Bombshell

PDP Crisis: How Patience Jonathan Sponsored Wike To Become Rivers Gov, Dino Melaye Drops Bombshell

  • Dino Melaye, the PDP governorship candidate in the forthcoming Guber election in Kogi, has tackled Governor Nyesom Wike again
  • Melaye alleged that former first lady Patience Jonathan sponsored Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State
  • According to the former lawmaker, Wike had refused to reckon with the people that helped him upward while bragging about those he had helped

The rift between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Dino Melaye, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had taken a fresh new dimension.

According to The Tribune, Melaye, in an interview on Arise TV, alleged that Patience Jonathan, a former first lady sponsored Wike to become the Rivers state governor.

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Dino Melaye reveals how Patience Jonathan sponsored Wike to become governor Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike, Senator Dino Melaye
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Details of how Patience Jonathan sponsored Nyesom Wike to become Rivers governor

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The former senator went further to add that the past governors of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and Peter Odili, contributed a lot to Wike's political career.

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The governorship hopeful accused the Rivers governor of not being grateful to the people that had helped him in getting to the top while bragging about the people that he had supported.

Melaye claimed that former governor Odili made Wike the chairman of his local government. Adding that Amaechi, a former minister of transportation, made the governor his chief of staff and nominated him to be Nigeria's minister.

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He revealed that the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, explored all her material wealth and connection to ensure that Wike became the governor of Rivers State.

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The former lawmaker argued that Wike would not have become the governor of Rivers State without the effort of the former first lady.

His statement reads in part:

"Mrs Goodluck Jonathan spent her money, her connection and everything to make him the Governor of Rivers State.”

Kogi poll: Abuse of Remi Tinubu, other factors that may work against Dino Melaye

Legit.ng earlier reported that Dino Melaye, a former senator representing Kogi West, has been elected as the PDP candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi state.

The governorship hopeful is a popular candidate considering his media presence and his credentials in the Nigerian political space.

Melaye was a former lawmaker both in the Green and Red Chambers but has made some comments in the past that may work against him, 2 of them have been analyzed.

Source: Legit.ng

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