I will Remain in PDP and Fight on – Wike
By Ozumi Abdul
As the internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lingers on, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has vowed to remain in the crisis-ridden party contrary to some expectations that he and his loyalists in Rivers State will defect to other parties.
Wike exuded the confidence that he will remain in the party to continue the fight for internal democracy.
He stated this during a meeting with stakeholders of the party across the 319 wards of the state at the Banquet Hall of the Government House in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
He insisted that retreating from a fight is a sign of weakness.
The meeting was to brief the party leaders on the recent happenings in the party and intimate them of the plan by the Governor to hold a media chat tomorrow at 10 am to speak on the state of the PDP in the country.
Wike said the planned media chat is to publish his side of the story, which he maintained is the truth that will expose the ill characters of some persons who pride themselves as national leaders.
According to him, after the chat, it will be left for Nigerians to decide if such people are still worthy of the ovation they are accorded.
Governor Wike wondered why the PDP which is promising to unify Nigeria, cannot unite the party.
Governor Wike says despite the internal crisis at the national level and a pocket of antagonism by some ungrateful PDP members in Rivers State, the party will retain all elective positions in the state.