The chronic silence of the Governor of Rivers Mutter Nyesom Wike following the nomination of Delta Mutter Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the working mate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has reportedly left an unsettling feeling in the occasion and it’s management.
The dispute over the working mate plot can be dividing the ranks of the foremost opposition in the South, Every day Belief studies.
A offer suggested the e-newsletter that Wike’s silence and refusal to meet Atiku and his emissaries especially in the face of the rising opposition from Labor Celebration and the All Progressives Congress has made PDP jittery.
Wike’s allies in the occasion Abia Mutter Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Samuel Ortom of Benue and worn Ekiti Mutter governor, Ayodele Fayose beget also shown their dissatisfaction with Atiku and his working mate Okowa.
Some sources conclude to Wike beget acknowledged that he is a solid political force that would simply peaceable no longer be undermined.
“If you sight very moderately you might score out that the governor’s non-public space has develop true into a beehive of activities with excessive profile politicians visiting. First to hunt the advice of with used to be David Umahi of Ebonyi Mutter adopted by Labour Celebration’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi and Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi Mutter. The visits by these high politicians point to that Wike is a solid force in the Nigerian political equation,” he acknowledged
The availability added that the Bauchi Mutter Governor used to be despatched by Atiku and his community to entice Wike no longer to leave PDP while Ebonyi Governor and Obi visited to stare how they would woo the governor to enroll in their political parties.
The collection of Okowa has also left a polarized close on the southern region. While occasion’s chieftains in states love Delta, Edo, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Anambra and Imo beget runt or no resistance to the emergence of Okowa, these from Rivers, Noxious River, Enugu, Abia, Oyo and Ekiti are acknowledged to beget outrightly rejected Atiku’s preference.
On the replacement hand, it has been learnt that Atiku and Wike might maybe doubtless meet sooner than the July 16 governorship election in Osun Mutter.