Gov Nyesom Wike
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that during the 2023 presidential elections, he never worked against Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Wike, who spoke during a strategic meeting with petroleum marketers in Rivers State claimed he never plotted against any southern presidential candidate during the February 25th polls.
The Governor who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Emeka Woke, claimed his position during the presidential election was based on the principles of equity, fairness and Justice.
“You can agree with me that there are a lot of insinuations and misinformation that his excellency worked against the Labour Party presidential candidate.
“I want to stand here to tell you and of course, you know that his excellency is a man who will stand by his words any time any day and speak his mind.
“His excellency did not work against any southern presidential candidate. The position of his excellency is that of equity and fairness.
“The north has done their eight years and so it is time for the south. That is his excellency’s position. He did not hide it, he spoke about it. And so my brothers, there is nothing to shy away from because our hands are clean.” Woke said.
The event had in attendance, national leaders and members of the Petroleum Product Retail Outlet Owners Association of Nigeria, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers.