The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, the PDP’s national chairman Iyorchia Ayu, and a few other party leaders, according to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, have no role to perform for the party.
Wike swore to expel them from the party and begin its reconstruction.
At the commissioning of a road project in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday, the governor made it known that he placed the blame for the PDP’s defeat in the recently concluded presidential election on those who, in his words, failed to abide by the PDP Constitution.
As the “second phase of the battle,” the governor referred to the action.
“These people left our party in 2014-2015, and our party lost. They returned, and our party lost again,” he remarked. Our celebration has been devastated by them. They will be driven from our party by us. They don’t participate in our celebration in any way.
Wike also criticized the PDP leadership for allegedly refusing to abide by the party’s constitution while accusing Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Election Commission, of breaking election rules.
He continued to make fun of the PDP leaders for organizing the demonstration against INEC by referring to them as “student unions.”