Breaking: Ayu worked against my emergence as PDP presidential candidate – Wike

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike accused the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu of working against his emergence as presidential candidate of the party.

He alleged that the chairman called many presidential aspirants to withdraw for Atiku Abubakar, who eventually picked the ticket.

He mentioned some of those contacted to withdraw for Atiku as Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed: his Sokoto counterpart Aminu Tambuwal and former Senate President Bukola Saraki.
He alleged Ayu also threatened to resign as chairman if he emerged the candidate, stating the National Chairman manipulated the process for the victory of Atiku.

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