The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has claimed that the nationwide chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, threatened to resign if he received the presidential main election.
Wike said this throughout a media chat on Friday.
The governor additionally stated Ayu additionally requested different hopefuls to withdraw for Atiku Abubakar, the previous vice-president.
“There was nothing Ayu didn’t do. Manipulation of delegates listing,” he stated.
An entire nationwide chairman threatened a number of the presidential aspirants at the moment that if Wike wins, he was going to resign.
“In truth, he was calling aspirants to withdraw for Atiku Abubakar.”
Wike had contested the PDP presidential main election in Might, however misplaced to Atiku.
Others hopefuls within the primaries had been Bukola Saraki, former senate president; Bala Mohammed, Bauchi governor; Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom governor; Pius Anyim, Sam Ohuabunwa, Ayodele Fayose, and Dele Momodu.
Disaster hit the PDP after the primaries, with Wike demanding Ayu’s resignation as a situation to take part within the get together’s presidential marketing campaign.