Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has claimed that his state has given the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the highest number of votes since 1999.
Wike made this claim on Tuesday at the inauguration of the new Etche campus of the Rivers State University in Etche LGA of the state.
He stated that the state will no longer offer votes without clarity on what the Rivers people will gain in return for their support.
â€œAt the appropriate time, we will make a decision on what to do. This is because since 1999 â€” I want Rivers people to reflect on this, ponder over it, and bring the highest votes to the PDP â€” I challenge any state to say they brought more votes for the PDP. I challenge any state to say, in terms of support, for the PDP,â€