Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue State is obviously no longer taking the choice to desert Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State for the vice presidential candidate of the Other people’s Democratic Birthday celebration frivolously.
Okowa used to be selected by way of the PDP presidential Flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar two weeks in the past after it used to be widely speculated that Wike used to be possibly going to refill the arena on account of his political weight right through the distance and having come 2nd right through the moderately contested major election.
For the reason that selection of Ifeanyi Okowa on account of the running mate, there were mixed reactions from Nigerians considerably, the PDP individuals and chieftains.
Talking at the subject as a decided on buyer at the Wednesday fashion of Get up TV Morning Display, the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom frowned at the variety by way of Atiku to easily settle for Okowa.
Ortom is an unrepentant supporter of governor Wike and he made all potential moves within his capability to make sure governor Wike emerges as party Flagbearer nevertheless the nature of politics performed at the MKO Abiola stadium, venue of the election in Abuja that day used to be earlier his management. Wike out of place the competition to Atiku.
Since then, it used to be published that Atiku and individuals of his staff had been looking for an audience with Wike nevertheless the Rivers Governor refused to make himself out there for them.
When Ortom used to be considerably asked why Wike has refused to select Atiku’s mobile phone establish or make himself out there for his emissaries who’ve been attempting to have a meeting with him, Ortom knocked Atiku arduous at the reside present.
In keeping with him, why will have to Atiku Abubakar put a mobile phone establish by way of to Wike? What stopped him from going to for my part cross to him in Port Harcourt?
With what performed out on major election day and the way in which during which wherein Wike approved it without tricky his (Atiku’s) victory proved that he’s a matured flesh presser. All Atiku will want to have performed used to be to for my part cross and reconcile with the governor.
Ortom mentioned he doesn’t look forward to Atiku who’s a presidential candidate and has now assumed where of party leader to sit down down in his space and be calling Wike or send other folks to him. This is an insult to Governor Wike.
Ortom discussed this by way of the reside TV programme on Wednesday.
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