Wike, Ganduje goes after each other ahead of Edo Polls

Wike, Ganduje goes after each other ahead of Edo Polls

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and his Kano State Counterpart, Umar Ganduje has recently headed into War of words ahead of the 2020 Edo State Governorship Election.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has responded to an attack on him by his Kano State counterpart, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Both governors are pitted against each other as chairmen of their different political parties campaign council for the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State.

Addressing reporters yesterday, after his team’s inauguration, Governor Ganduje said his party would isolate Governor Wike and humiliate the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Godwin Obaseki .

Wike, while speaking at the inauguration of the PDP campaign council, in Abuja, on Tuesday, said the threats by Ganduje, to “isolate” him until the elections were over, had exposed the plot by the APC to take undue advantage of security agents.

The Rivers State Governor said it is the man, who pocketed dollars that should be isolated, adding that Ganduje is not his match.

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“Between me and a man who has been caught pocketing dollars, who deserves to be isolated?”

Edo election: Gov. Wike discloses why APC chose Ganduje as campaign chairman

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, chose the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as the Chairman of their campaign council for Edo governorship election because they saw him pocketing dollars.

Wike said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot be intimidated by the APC.

Wike said this at the inauguration of a 93-man PDP National campaign council for the election at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, yesterday.

Recall that Ganduje had threatened that his party will isolate Wike until the election is over .

Wike, who heads the PDP 93-man National campaign council for the governorship election, said, “Let me tell you; why they made Ganduje chairman of the campaign council is because of the dollar they saw.

“But for dollar, Ganduje could not have been made the chairman of the campaign council.

“But what he doesn’t understand is that we, from the Niger Delta, we shall chop his dollar and chop him into coma. So, Ganduje your dollar will not work in Edo State. We have integrity in our party.

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