In a surprising turn of events, Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has issued a daring challenge to the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On a recent episode of Channels Television’s Politics Today, Wike made his stance clear: he dares anyone within the party to suspend him.
Wike’s audacious statement comes amidst his active involvement with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), even while being a PDP member. He openly expressed his support for President Bola Tinubu and revealed that he had informed the PDP leadership before accepting a ministerial offer from the opposition party’s rival.
The former governor of the Rivers State remained defiant, asserting that he still considers himself a PDP chieftain. He pointed out his significant contributions to the party’s success, including the production of a governor, three senators, 32 House of Assembly members, and 11 out of 13 House of Representatives members from his state.
Wike challenged the authority of those who might seek to discipline him, emphasizing that he believes they are the ones who have violated the party’s constitution by not adhering to the rotation policy.
“I want to dare anybody,” Wike stated firmly, questioning who within the PDP would be willing to take action against him. He stated that he should be the one calling for discipline against those who have disregarded the party’s principles.
The minister’s bold move has sparked speculation and anticipation within political circles. His unwavering commitment to his stance, coupled with his significant political influence, makes this challenge a noteworthy moment in Nigerian politics.
As the PDP grapples with this audacious challenge from one of its prominent members, the question remains: will the party leadership take action against Nyesom Wike, or will his challenge go unanswered? The answer could have far-reaching implications for the party’s dynamics and Nigeria’s political landscape as a whole.
Source: Channels Television
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