Emerging report reaching on Sunday evening, indicates that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has declared to run for 2023 Presidency on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Governor Wike made the declaration during a consultative meeting with Stakeholders of the Benue State Chapter of the PDP, at the Government House, in Makurdi.
His exact words: “To remove APC from power, I am the person who can tell them enough is enough. We must take this power, and I am ready to take it for PDP. God is with us, that is why APC keeps failing everyday.
“I am declaring it (Presidential ambition) for the first time in Benue. I am going to run for election.
“In 2015, those who ran away made us lose the election. Today, they are crying, but some of us stood and said PDP will not die.
“Some people want to use Nigeria to buy back their personal business. They talk about private sector – let them mention the private business that had survived. Is it Banks that your father had? Everybody is an employer of labour, even in my house I have 50 people who feed from me. They should stop deceiving us.
“I have performed as a Governor, and can carry my shoulders high anywhere. I have the capacity to face this evil government, give me the mandate. I will speak the truth to power, and nothing but the truth. I have the capacity to move this country forward.”