Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has joined the presidential race for 2023
During his visit to Benue State, Wike disclosed his ambition to contest the 2023 presidential election to, Samuel Ortom, his counterpart, at the Government House in Makurdi on Sunday.
Describeing himself as the best man for the exalted position, Woke said: “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’s why APC keeps failing every day.
“So, I am calling on Nigerians to give me their support and not to sell their votes. I assure them that I have the capacity to’ face this evil government’ and lead Nigeria. I also promise if elected, to make security my topmost priority.”
Speaking on founding fathers ‘who ran away from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he said: “By the time you ran away, you sold your share as a founding father so you can no longer retain your position of founding fathers.
“I stood for this party. I work for this party since 1998. I have nowhere to run to and that’s why anything that happens to this party I take personally. I have never relented.”