In a recent statement on Channels TV Politics Today, Nyesom Wike, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, has provided clarity regarding his political allegiance, affirming that his commitment is to President Bola Tinubu rather than the All Progressives Congress (APC). Amidst swirling controversy surrounding his purported APC membership, Wike has underscored his dedication to supporting Tinubu’s vision.
A Pledge to Tinubu, Not APC
In a candid revelation, Nyesom Wike has categorically stated that his loyalty lies with Bola Tinubu. He articulated, “I am not working for APC. I am working for Tinubu who has entrusted me with the task of contributing to the realization of a renewed hope.” Wike further emphasized his history of collaboration, noting, “During my time with PDP, I actively supported Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s presidential aspirations.”
Unraveling the APC Affiliation Controversy
Wike’s reported involvement in the APC’s campaign council for upcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states sparked a wave of debate. However, the APC promptly disavowed the authenticity of documents listing campaign council members. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka, released a statement refuting the claims.
Resolute Allegiance to Tinubu
In the face of confusion surrounding his political status, Nyesom Wike’s steadfast commitment to Bola Tinubu remains unwavering. His assertion that he owes no one an apology for his political stance underscores his resolute dedication to his chosen path.
Nyesom Wike’s recent clarification has illuminated his unwavering support for Bola Tinubu, differentiating it from any affiliation with the APC. The ongoing debate surrounding his alleged ties to the APC’s campaign council showcases the intricacies of Nigerian political dynamics. As events continue to unfold, Wike’s stance stands as a testament to the complexities and nuances of political loyalties within the nation.
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