Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, has denied rumors that he is the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar’s running mate.
No such arrangement has been reached, according to the governor, with any politician.
Governor Wike made the remarks at the Government House in Port Harcourt during a stakeholders meeting of the Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party.
He stated that the members of the party in the southern region will speak in unison about their decision on the presidential election in 2023 at the proper moment.
The governor also discussed his party’s chances of retaining the governorship of Rivers State, as well as his administration’s recent efforts to retrieve some vital state assets.
Party executives, members of the national and state assemblies, LG chairmen, cabinet officials, and other high-ranking members of the party were in attendance.