A former Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday, dismissed a declare by a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ibrahim Masari, on the purported settlement between the get collectively’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on the 2023 election.
Masari had acknowledged in a programme on the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Firm (BBC) that Wike and totally different PDP governors would work for APC in subsequent 12 months’s election.
The Rivers governor and Tinubu met in London on Wednesday.
Ologbondiyan, who featured in a programme on Channels Television, nonetheless disagreed with the politician who was picked as APC vice-presidential candidate in a placeholder functionality in June.
He added that the PDP governors have seen the APC’s failure and gained’t help the ruling get collectively.
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He acknowledged: “The assertion by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s placeholder, Ibrahim Masari, that PDP governors will vote for All Progressives Congress candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is lame. It’s an assertion that’s not predicated on reality and as such, it could’t be taken critically by Nigerians.
“The PDP governors haven’t any trigger, and haven’t any basis to go and vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in view of the reality that Nigerians have already distanced themselves from the processes of the All Progressives Congress and Nigerians, upon whom the APC has flip right into a burden inside the remaining seven years, are on the lookout for every methodology and means to reject them on the poll.
“So, it doesn’t add up that governors of PDP who’ve seen the failure of the All Progressives Congress will vote for the APC. It doesn’t add up. Members of the PDP have dismissed the assertion (by Masari) because of there isn’t any truth in it; it’s lame.”
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