“Tinubu To Reward Wike With Ministerial Appointment For Rigging Presidential Election,” Atiku’s Aide Alleges

“Tinubu To Reward Wike With Ministerial Appointment For Rigging Presidential Election,” Atiku’s Aide Alleges

  • Atiku Abubakar's aide has alleged that former Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike will get an appointment soon
  • Phrank Shaibu disclosed that Wike would be rewarded by President Bola Tinubu with a ministerial appointment for ‘rigging the presidential election’ in Rivers state
  • Meanwhile, President Tinubu is expected to present the list of ministers to the Senate on Monday, July 3rd, seeking their approval

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Phrank Shaibu, an aide to the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Bola Tinubu of planning to reward the former Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, with a ministerial appointment.

Shaibu, who insisted that election results in states like Rivers were rigged and not credible, alleged that the purported ministerial appointment was to appreciate Wike for manipulating the poll in the state to favour Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of the PDP candidate, Atiku, The Nigerian Tribune reported.

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Bola Tinubu, Nyesom Wike, Rivers state, 2023 election
Atiku Abubakar's aide has revealed Tinubu is planning to reward Wike with a ministerial appointment. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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How Tinubu will reward Wike

In a statement, the PDP chieftain said it was tragic that Tinubu was planning on rewarding Wike with a ministerial portfolio despite the pending petition against the former governor, which has attracted nearly 300,000 votes, Sahara Reporters noted further.

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"The Presidential election in Rivers State was clearly rigged as evidenced by what INEC has uploaded on IREV," Shaibu added.

Primate Ayodele predicts what will happen to Wike, other members of G5 Under Tinubu presidency

Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, on Saturday, July 1, launched the 2023/2024 edition of his annual prophecy book ‘Warnings To The Nations’ at his Lagos church.

The cleric also unveiled a compendium of "5000 fulfilled prophecies" derived from previous editions of the prophecy book from 2020-2023.

However, in his new prophecy, Ayodele predicted that the G5 who have completed their governorship tenures, except Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, will struggle to remain politically relevant.

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People Tinubu is set to appoint as ministers

A list of ministerial nominees to be appointed by President Bola Tinubu is ready and will be sent to the Senate this week, according to a new report by Nigerian Tribune.

Citing anonymous sources in "power corridors," the newspaper reported that the list is the first batch of the ministerial appointments President Tinubu is expected to make.

Legit.ng notes that the Nigerian leader is required to appoint a minister each from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to assist him in running the government.

Source: Legit.ng

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