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2023: Real reason I want to be Nigerian President – Wike


2023: Real reason I want to be Nigerian President – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has revealed that the major reason he is desirous to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, is to address the numerous crises destroying the nation.

Wike was speaking during a program on Channels TV on Monday. Wike who had officially declared his intention in Makurdi on Sunday while visiting Gov Ortom, stated that he has the power to rescue the country from its problems.

Wike claimed that his love for the country, stimulated his ambition to contest for the top political office, stating that he cannot watch the country go down, when he has the power to rescue it.

Wike, who would be contesting under the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, declared that his administration had done well in Rivers, insisting that he would be doing the same for Nigeria if elected as president.

He said, “I want to become Nigeria’s President because, currently, we are in a problem and I want to offer myself to the people of this country to solve all the issues.

“Because I do know that as a man who loves this country and as a man who is committed to the development of Nigeria, I can’t be standing aloof, seeing this country sliding the way it is going.

“As Governor of Rivers State, I solve problems. And I believe that should we just close our eyes and allow this country to go the way it is going? I say, no. So I’m going to offer myself, so I can contribute.”

Wike had during his declaration in Makurdi said he had the power to right the wrongs of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s administration.

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