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You Were One Of Those Working To Bring Down PDP In 2015 -Gov Wike Slams Babangida Aliyu For Saying He Talks Too Much


Reacting to Aliyu’s comments, Wike on Tuesday accused Aliyu of betraying PDP in 2015.

Governor Nyesom Wike of River state has taken a swipe at the ex-governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu over his statement.In an interview on Channels TV on Monday, Aliyu said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar did not pick Wike as his running matebecause the governor “insulted his way to power.”

He said: “You do not go around choosing people that will notcomplement you. You choose people who will complement youroffice. People that are ready to take over from you and will make you comfortable.

“Unfortunately, I don’t know if it is his temperament. Sometimes when you speak too much, when you insult your way to power, it does not always happen.

“I can count many people who he has insulted. People will say he is always speaking his mind. But there are times youdon’t need to speak your mind.”

Reacting to Aliyu’s comments, Wike on Tuesday accused Aliyu of betraying PDP in 2015.

“In 2014/15, the same Aliyu Babangida was one of the those who, with other governors, were going round to bring down PDP. And of course he was happy he did that,” he said.

According to Wike, Aliyu’s insistence that his protege will be governor in Niger has seen the party lose the governorship elections since 2015.

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