By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has acknowledged it’s too early to start out taking part in 2023 politics.
The governor, who spoke on Come up Tv, additionally dismissed speculations he could be gunning for the presidency in 2023.
He recalled on the build-up for the 2019 election, folks speculated that he needed to be operating mate to the Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal as a result of he supported his presidential aspirations.
In accordance with him: “In 2018 to 2019 after I was supporting my buddy, it was speculated I used to be going to run with Tambuwal.
That was my first time period. I’ve not completed my first time period and you might be telling me to present away my second tenure to run for what I’m not certain of.
“Whenever you take a place on sure points, folks will proceed to invest. I’m not going to run for the President of Nigeria for now.
I’m concentrating in creating Rivers State. I’m not a celebration to anyone who says the issue of PDP is 2023.
“That may be an issue in APC as a result of it’s a ruling social gathering.
The president goes and so folks will need to take over the seat of the President. In PDP, who’re you taking on from. You’re taking over from nothing.
“We simply took over a 12 months in the past. After which you might be speaking about Presidency.
When that enters your head, you received’t have the ability to present the dividends of democracy to your folks and that’s the drawback you see in APC.
All people thinks of taking on from the President. So as a substitute of you to pay attention you might be pondering of taking on.
“You don’t even know the minds Nigeria. The purpose is that being a ruling social gathering and with Mr. President being there he received’t enable his social gathering to lose out.
So, how can I start to ponder operating for Presidency after I know I nonetheless have time to supply for my state. It’s a distraction”.