Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has mentioned Atiku Abubakar’s alternative of Peter Obi as his working mate within the 2019 received his Ebonyi counterpart, Dave Umahi upset with the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP).
Wike mentioned with Umahi’s defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), he needs to be conscious of the political way forward for the South-East.
The governor, in a Reside broadcast on Thursday, mentioned Umahi has proven that he’s an ungrateful man.
He recalled that after the 2018 PDP conference that produced Atiku, the previous Vice President consulted extensively and chosen Obi, a former Anmabra Governor.
Wike mentioned: “Umahi was furious as a result of he needed to provide or he needed to be Vice President. You don’t select who could be the Vice Presidential candidate of anyone. Umahi was furious. What disturbs me, why do you assume that if something involves the South-East it have to be you. Why do you assume so?”
He insisted that Umahi can’t discuss of injustice when he practices injustice towards the South-East zone by singly putting in his two youthful brothers; one because the PDP Zonal Vice Chairman and the opposite because the Deputy State Chairman.
“If he believes in fairness and justice, will he be doing such? It’s as a result of he has planted these those that the State Home of Meeting had such effrontery to present the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) ultimatum to zone presidency to the East. The place does such a factor occur? No different social gathering has completed any zoning. You’ll be able to think about the extent of selfishness,” he famous.
Wike dismissed Umahi’s remark that he made PDP what it’s within the area because the financier of its actions.
He famous that such a declare means that Governors of Abia and Enugu States will not be doing something to make sure the success of the social gathering within the zone.