Despite losing the 2023 PDP Presidential primaries, the Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike, has been commended for his effort and courage.
Wike came second in the PDP primaries with 237 votes, after losing to former vice president Atiku Abubakah who had 371 votes. Senator Orji Kalu from the All Progressives Congress (APC) took to his Facebook page yesterday 31st of May to commend the tenacity and courage of the PDP presidential aspirant, Wike.
According to Senator Orji, Wike is the winner of the PDP primaries as he was courageous enough to come second, defying all odds. The statement by the Senator read :
“Even though I am a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, I must say that I’m proud of Governor Nyesom Wike’s performance, tenacity and courage.
Yes, he lost, but he fought gallantly. I congratulate and commend his doggedness at the just concluded PDP presidential primaries.
I can only say that Wike is the winner of the game for defying all odds to come second. Take a bow, Nyesom Wike!”