Dino Melaye, a former Kogi West Senator, has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike-led G-5 group, as irrelevant within the just-concluded presidential election.
Melaye stated the Wike-led group can’t declare glory for the lack of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Recall that Wike, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Samuel Ortom of Benue, Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Oyo State, all withdrew their assist from PDP at a nationwide degree following the result of the Presidential main in Could 2022.
Wike, who had vowed to assist whoever emerged from the first election, didn’t hold his promise however as an alternative started to work in opposition to Atiku and the PDP by way of phrases and motion, with 4 different governors forming the G5.
However, not one of the G5 governors gained their elections to signify their Senatorial Districts within the tenth Nationwide Meeting, whereas Makinde is now sweating it out to retain his second time period in workplace.
Nonetheless, Melaye stated Wike and his group couldn’t win their senatorial seat; therefore can’t declare glory over Atiku’s loss.
In a tweet, Melaye stated Wike solely helped the All Progressives Congress, APC, by way of thuggery.
He wrote: “G5 has no relevance within the simply concluded presidential election. The G5 who couldn’t ship themselves for his or her senate bid can’t be those claiming glory in Atiku’s loss. Even Wike, outdoors thuggery and coercion of INEC officers, had nothing to contribute to APC votes in Rivers.”
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