Wike vows to stay in PDP, insists on Ayu’s resignation

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, declared on Thursday he would stay in the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) and struggle for its survival.

The governor said this when he met with PDP stakeholders in Rivers State on the Authorities Home, Port Harcourt.

Wike vowed that he would stay again to struggle for the enthronement of unity, fairness, and peace in the celebration.

He additionally described as unacceptable the choice of the PDP Nationwide Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to cling to the place regardless of the rising demand for his resignation by celebration members.

Some members of the PDP loyal to the Rivers State governor had throughout a gathering on Wednesday introduced their withdrawal from the celebration’s presidential marketing campaign council over Ayu’s refusal to vacate the chairmanship seat.

The assembly was attended by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko, his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayo Fayose, former Deputy Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, ex-Cross River State governor, Donald Duke and Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, amongst others.

The celebration has been enmeshed in a protracted disaster for the reason that conclusion of its presidential major on Might 28.

READ ALSO: PDP disaster: Bode George calls for Ayu’s resignation, guidelines out Wike’s defection to APC

On the assembly, the governor requested the PDP members to respect the supply of the celebration’s structure on the zoning of workplaces.

He mentioned the PDP marketing campaign crew in Rivers State could be unveiled and the marketing campaign sample adopted subsequent week.

He mentioned: “You might have taken the presidential candidate, you might have taken celebration chairman, you might have additionally taken the DG of the marketing campaign. We’re speaking about celebration politics. Selections are made by the presidential candidate, the chairman of the celebration, and the DG of the marketing campaign.

“They’re telling you they informed the chairman of the BOT to resign. So you understand there’s a downside. You mentioned he ought to go and resign.

“You may put stress on him to resign when his tenure hasn’t come to an finish. However you can’t put stress on the chairman to resign. You suppose at our degree you’ll deceive us. You’ll inform us tales.

“Let me state this clearly, if anyone is pondering or doing something to suppose that we are going to go away PDP, foul.

“We’ll do the struggle in the celebration. We’re not like them when in 2014 they walked out of Eagle Sq.. They’ve forgotten. They walked out and joined APC. Is it not right?

“Did they continue to be to struggle contained in the celebration? However we remained, they ran away. Now, there’s a struggle in the celebration, we won’t run.”

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