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PDP Crisis: I’m Not In Your Class -Wike Blasts Obaseki

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PDP Crisis: I’m Not In Your Class -Wike Blasts Obaseki

PDP Crisis: I’m Not In Your Class -Wike Blasts Obaseki


The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has blasted his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, saying they are both not on the same political levels at all, aso Naija reports.

Report had it that Obaseki warned Wike not to cause disruption in PDP while maintaining that all members are equal under the platform.

The governor was responding to Wike’s outburst on his (Obaseki) Deputy, Philip Shaibu, over the concerns Shaibu raised about how they were being treated in PDP following their defection to the party.

Obaseki, in a statement he personally signed on Monday, informed Wike that the party belongs to all members and that no member can claim ownership of it.

“It clearly amounts to delusion of grandeur, for any one man to nurse the idea that he owns or has more stake in the PDP and everyone should pander to him.

“We are all equal stakeholders in the party and an aggregate of the ideas, opinions, and contributions of all leaders and members should form the position of the party and not the view of one individual or a select few,” Obaseki said.

However, in his response, Wike described Obaseki as a “serial betrayer and an ungrateful person”, adding that he has more stake than the Edo governor in PDP.

Speaking on Monday at the inauguration of Community Secondary School, Omuanwa, in Rivers state, Wike maintained that he had contributed to the fortune of the party more than Obaseki.

“I am not in the class of Obaseki, never! We are not the same, we can’t be the same. I was the DG of his campaign, I went there (to Edo) for three days.

“I stayed there without having my bath. I have never seen somebody like that in my life – a serial betrayer.

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