The romance between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and Labour Party presidential flagbearer has generated heated debate in the polity.
In the buildup of the 2023 general elections, Wike, a chieftain n of the Peoples Democratic Party is alleged to have joined the Labour following his meeting with Peter Obi.
While Wike has specifically stated that he is not going to support the ambition of Atiku Abubakar PDP flagbearer, he has however not stopped drumming support for his party, the PDP in Rivers state, ahead of the 2023 elections.
Wike has not joined Labour Party
It would interest you to note that Wike, PDP chieftain has not joined the ObiDatti movement however he has maintained that Peter Obi would make a good leader if given an opportunity in 2023.
Surprisingly, Wike is also seen and spotted with notable stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress in recent times amid his rift with Atiku and the leadership of the opposition PDP.
Wike invites Obi to commission an important project
In a new development, the Rivers leader has invited the presidential hopeful Peter Obi to the state to commission an important project.
This is as Wike invited Peter Obi, to inaugurate the Nkpolu-Oroworukwo Flyover on Thursday, November 17, 2022, Rivers Mirror confirmed.
Nigerians are however noting this move has settled the rumour that Wike has joined the Labour Party but Wike has not come out to openly states so, which makes it a rumour still.
Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the development.
Linus Ajaba stated:
“Is not all about party this time..
“Na who go fit make Nigeria better we wan vote for.”
Anire Michael noted:
“Let him keep gaining recognition cuz his time as governor is coming to a close.”
Benjoe Katangwat opined:
“He also invited members of other parties before now. It’s nothing new. The man is only confused and is trying to please every side.”
Daniel Amali said:
“I like wat wike is doing to Atiku cuz he did same to Jonathan”
Sam Okwunna wrote:
“Obi and Kwakwanso are the only sincere contestants. Atiku and Tinubu are looking for the title of ex-president. May God help Nigeria.”
Tina Omorode Abolo said:
He truly believes in equity,fareness and justice. I love Wike style abeg.”