The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has declared to run for the office of the president of Nigeria in 2023 under the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
Wike made his intentions known on Sunday while addressing a cross section of PDP stakeholders in Benue state.
” This APC, they require people who will tell them that enough is enough and I am that person” Wike said while addressing his audience.
Wike is considered a major stakeholder in the PDP and has been lauded for leading campaigns to win elections for the party in the past.
With Wike in the race, the PDP now has former Vice President ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR (Adamawa, North East), GOVERNOR BALA MOHAMMED (Bauchi, North East), GOVERNOR AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL (Sokoto, North West), Former Governor/Senate President DR ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (Kwara, North Central), Former Senate President/Secretary to Federal Government AYIM PIUS AYIM (Ebonyi, South East), Publisher/Journalist CHIEF DELE MOMODU (Edo, South South and Osun, South West).
The Former Governor of Anambra state MR PETER OBI (Anambra, South East) was also reported to have joined the race a few days ago.