JUST IN: Wike’s allies vow not to join Atiku campaign until Ayu resigns


As political parties set to launch electioneering campaigns. Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, and his supporters have vowed not to participate in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign until Iyorchia Ayu, the party’s national chairman, resigns.

The resolution was reached followed a meeting that was held in the early hours of Wednesday.

Reading out the communique after the meeting in Port Harcourt, capital city of Rivers, Bode George, PDP chieftain, said the campaign council list released by the party which has the name of Wike is “putting the cart before horse”.

“The published presidential campaign council list translates to putting the cart before horse, the pertinent issue remains the Ayu leadership,” George said.

“We therefore resolve that senator Iyorchia Ayu resigns as the national chairman for an acting chairman of southern Nigeria extraction.

“We resolved not to participate in the campaign council in whatever capacity until the resignation of Dr Iyorchia Ayu.”

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