RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE CRITICIZES HIS EBONYI STATE COUNTERPART GOVERNOR DAVID UMAHI, OVER HIS STATEMENT THAT PDP NEVER CONTRIBUTED TO HIS POLITICAL AMBITION
Written by wave FM on November 19, 2020
The Rivers State Governor NYESOM WIKE has criticized his Ebonyi State counterpart Governor DAVID UMAHI, over his statement that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, never contributed to his political ambition.
WIKE speaking on a televised programme, described Governor UMAHI statement during his defection to All Progressives Congress as a display of arrogance.
Governor WIKE also predicted that another governor will be leaving the PDP between now and March 2021.
Meanwhile, stakeholders and governors of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday visited Ebonyi State as the state Governor DAVID UMAHI officially joined the party.
Dignitaries at the event include former Senate President Ken Nnamani; Chairman, APC National Caretaker Committee who is also the governor of Yobe State, MAI MALA BUNI, Jigawa State Governor, MUHAMMADU BADARU ABUBAKAR, Kebbi State Governor ABUBAKAR BAGUDU and Niger State Governor, ABUBAKAR BELLO, among others.
Governor UMAHI in his speech announced that “henceforth, Ebonyi is 100percnt APC and they are all moving to APC, but called for unity between APC and PDP, noting that, “Together, they are stronger.
The Deputy governor ERIC IGWE at the event announced that he will be joining his principal in the APC.