Because the disaster between the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, deepens, Mr. Phrank Shaibu, the Particular Assistant, Public Communications to the social gathering’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed that his boss would emerge the subsequent president.
Recall that Wike on Thursday threatened to help the PDP lose the 2023 presidential election.
He spoke on the commissioning of a highway in Omerelu group of Ikwerre Council.
The governor was responding to Wednesday’s feedback by Ayu that these asking him to step down had been youngsters.
Additionally, Ayu had an interview with BBC Hausa, mentioned: “I’ve not violated any rule; in reality, I’m working to convey reforms to the social gathering. I’m actually not bothered by the pointless controversy being generated. After we began PDP, these youngsters weren’t round. They’re youngsters who have no idea why we fashioned the social gathering. We is not going to enable any particular person to destabilise our social gathering.”
Nonetheless, in his response, Wike described Ayu as a ‘grasping’ man who was solely after his curiosity, including that it’s apparent that Ayu wished the PDP to lose in 2023, and he was keen to help him obtain that.
However reacting in an interview on Come up TV, Saturday, Shaibu mentioned regardless of the tantrums between the 2 leaders of the social gathering, Atiku was able to market himself to the Nigerian voters with the “proper message”.
He mentioned: “If cash had been positioned on timber, some folks would even marry monkeys. The present points bedeviling our nation is past the petty points of cash. The reality is that, there’s a language that befits the workplace of a governor and workplace of a president.
“Most significantly, PDP is our social gathering and Governor Wike is one in all our personal, however whether or not the cock crows or not, the solar will rise. Atiku will likely be president in 2023
It’s merely a matter of curiosity. PDP is just not a strain group, it’s a political social gathering.
“However you realize, a bitter coronary heart is incapable of charity. You don’t anticipate anybody whose curiosity is affected come what may to be charitable with phrases. Although I anticipate some degree of decorum. However I gained’t query their alternative of phrases.
“However, however the difficulty is, are we prepared? Is Atiku Abubakar prepared to steer the cost? Is he on the market with the best message? The reply is sure. He’s there with the best message. He stays the one candidate who is not only ready, however very ready.
“Atiku’s authorities, if elected, will halt the speed of debt accumulation and as an alternative concentrate on private-public partnerships in financing growth, kind a authorities of nationwide unity that can douse the temperature, unite Nigerians and pave the way in which for improved safety. Improved safety permits for investments and, due to this fact, an improved financial system. Additionally focused tax rebates to draw overseas and native investments, amongst different proactive measures to draw investments to develop the financial system.”