Wike and Atiku
Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, has blasted his get together’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The govenor described the current interview granted by Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) presidential candidate, on affairs of the get together as a concoction of lies.
Wike, who spoke on the Port Harcourt Worldwide Airport on Friday, nevertheless, vowed to commit cheap time after inaugurating his newly accomplished initiatives to answer all of the lies informed by Atiku and his assault canines.
The Governor stated regardless of conserving quiet after the occasions that characterised the presidential primaries out of his love for the PDP, the assault canines of Atiku had been in all places abusing and insulting him.
He named former Governors Babangida Aliyu, Sule Lamido and Maina Waziri because the assault canines of Atiku saying he would reply to them “line by line and statement by statement”.
Wike famous that no right-thinking particular person and lover of the PDP would say that the statements made by Atiku whereas unveiling his vice-presidential candidate was honest.
He stated whereas he refused to react to Atiku’s remarks, the pesidential candidate granted an interview to a tv station and spewed many lies.
Wike stated opposite to the claims of Atiku and the chairman of the PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, no one had reached out to him after the primaries of the get together.
He stated Ayu’s claims that he reached out to him was false whereas Atiku’s feedback that he despatched the previous Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to him was a lie.
Based on him: “You possibly can think about the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar when he unveiled his vice-presidential candidate; no proper considering and lover of this get together will say that the speech he made on that day was honest. Neglect concerning the scavengers. However I by no means reacted to it as a result of this get together belongs to us.
“Thereafter, he appeared on the Come up TV. See the statements he made. So many lies had been informed and you then stated I mustn’t react to the problems. That won’t be honest. Assuming as we speak I’m not alive, it will likely be accepted as the reality.
“Take a look at his assault canines, Sule Lamido, Babangida Aliyu, Maina Waziri, have a look at the statements they issued. Take a look at the abuses they rained on me. It is vital that as an individual and for my very own future and for many who are round me, to say that this isn’t honest. I’ll react line by line statements made by Atiku Abubakar himself and his assault canines.
“Anybody who loves me will not advise me not to react. If a presidential candidate, who believes he wants to win an election, and somebody who contested fiercely with him has never raised any issues, just kept quiet minding my business to see how my state can move forward; but everyday his people come up to attack me. It is quite unfair”.
When requested to verify the claims by Atiku that he had reached out to him, he stated: “When individuals inform lies, it’s most unlucky. Some senators referred to as me and stated Atiku Abubakar stated he despatched Saraki to me. That’s unfair. It’s not appropriate.
“I was in Spain, Bukola came to me and said ‘my brother how do we settle this problem?’ I asked, ‘were you sent by Atiku Abubakar’?, he said no. I said okay, ‘what do you want me to do? Look at the issues’. He said he didn’t know this and that. He said the matter was serious”.
Wike stated unknown individuals he described as scavengers hanging round Atiku searching for survival had been trivialising the matter by calling him and asking him to not go away the get together.
He recalled that previous to the primaries, Atiku visited him in Port Harcourt to solicit his assist and questioned whether or not Atiku not knew the street to his home after successful the ticket.
Wike stated: “Abubakar has by no means reached out to me, neglect about sending scavengers, a few of them will name my mates and stated inform your man to assist us. It has diminished to that stage. A few of them I don’t know would name me and be begging me to not go away the get together. Who’s speaking about leaving the get together?
“Atiku Abubakar got here to my home and requested me to assist him. So he doesn’t know my home once more? Now individuals I don’t even know are calling me to assist him. They’re trivialising points. No method. I cannot settle for that. Atiku Abubakar can not say he had despatched someone to me. Let one particular person say he was despatched to me by Atiku Abubakar.
“On a regular basis I learn on newspaper you despatched a committee to return and see me. I like this get together and I’ve remained dedicated and I’ve been in a position to construct this get together. I’m not a kind of who’re operating across the presidential candidate. They’re all scavengers in search of how they are going to survive.
“General election is not primary election. What is the hope for this country? Who are those who love this country not by mere talking? National Chairman said he spoke to me. With all due respect, he never called me. Not one person has called me to talk to me. I urge everybody to be patient. After commissioning the projects we line up, I will speak”.
Emphasising why he should make clear points, Wike stated: “On this a part of the world when lies àre being concocted and also you permit it they turn out to be details. I’ve at all times believed that when the left speaks, permit the best to additionally converse. We aren’t getting youthful. It is vital that when points are raised it’s best to be capable to say that is the trail we’re toeing in order that the general public will know the reality and the lies.
“Since after our primaries, I’ve determined to be quiet as a result of it’s the get together I like a lot. I made a decision to return dwelling and deal with fulfilling the principle guarantees I made to the individuals of the State. However there comes a time that folks will perceive the true details of issues. It’s not doubtful that I’ll converse and let Nigerians know the precise fact.
“Nobody should be in doubt whether I am going to speak on the issues of PDP, primaries and other related matters. I am going to certainly speak. Nigerians will know. It has nothing to do with whether I like you or not. It has nothing to do with PDP. It has to do with putting the records straight”.