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Only Death Will Make me Quit Presidential Race – Wike 

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has insisted on not stepping down his 2023 presidential ambition.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential hopeful said only death will make him back down on his aspiration to become the President of Nigeria.

Wike stated this in an interview with BBC pidgin in Port Harcourt on Friday.

He said: “The only thing that will make me to quit is death; if I’m alive, we will finish it on 28/29 of May (date for PDP presidential primaries).”

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The governor, who spoke in pidgin English, added: “I have been a local government chairman which is the grassroot, I have been a minister and now a Governor. How many of the aspirants have such experience?”

“If they put me and other aspirants side by side, the delegates will choose me, because I have been the one going from State to State telling them to vote for me.

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“Why would I step down for anybody? If you want to do consensus, you will do it with equity and fairness.

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“If the consensus you want to do is to gang up against one or two people, why will I join in that type of consensus. The people talking about consensus, are their hands clean? Their hands are not clean,”

 

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