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2023 Elections: Wike Worked Against Me – Obi

2023 Elections: Wike Worked Against Me - Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has said that the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike worked against him in the last elections. 

The LP presidential candidate made this claim in an interview with Arise TV Monday morning, citing that if the real results were announced, he won in Rivers state despite that Wike worked against him.

“In Rivers, where you know the governor came out against me with everything, if the real votes of Rivers were counted, I won,” Mr Obi said.

“I have over 50 per cent of the votes. The other two parties were sharing the others.” 

Mr Obi further said he is challenging the electoral process in court. 

“I’m not challenging who they declared. I’m not challenging whatever the outcome. I’m challenging the process by which they arrived at their declaration,” Mr Obi said. 

Mr Wike had, however, denied working against Mr Obi’s presidential bid during the election. 

In a town hall meeting with Igbo traders in Port Harcourt over the weekend, Mr Wike said Obi is his 2023 presidential election hero because he blocked northerners from retaining power after President Muhammadu Buhari’s eight years. 

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