- Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned Grand Chief Raymond Dokpesi of making comments that could confuse the PDP
- Wike accused PDP leader and media entrepreneur of peddling lies by party governors
- The Governor of Rivers State went on to say that he suspected Dokpesi to be a PDP mole planted by the ruling APC.
Port Harcourt – Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dismissed rumors that he and other Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governors have traveled to Europe to determine presidential and vice presidential candidates as repelled. -2023 party candidates.
Governor Wike accused Grand Chief Raymond Dokpesi of spreading the rumors among party leaders.
Governor Wike made the comment on Thursday February 17 in Port Harcourt while addressing reporters.
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Visibly angry Governor Wike warns Dokpesi about rumors
A video of the governor making the statement was also shared on his official Facebook page.
He said PDP governors had been inundated with calls following a peddled text message that some governors had embarked on the journey to select his 2,023 candidates.
Dokpesi, leader of the PDP and media mogul, is an associate of former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
“I suspect that people like Raymond Dokpesi are not really sincere towards the People’s Democratic Party and I think, I am convinced that Raymond Dokpesi seems to work for the APC.
“I don’t understand where Raymond Dokpesi is getting this information from, this rumor that governors have traveled to Europe to decide who will be the presidential candidate and the vice-presidential candidate of the PDP.”
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