- The seeming political fling Governor Nyesom Wike has with top members of the APC is very obvious and he is not shy about it
- Governor Wike was seen with his Kogi state counterpart, Yahaya Bello, who visited him on Friday, September 17, in Rivers
- Some persons like Joe Igbokwe believes that this another step towards bringing Wike into the camp of the ruling party
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River state – While his rift with Atiku Abubakar is yet to end, Governor Nyesom Wike is still on with his supposed attraction towards the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In photos shared on Facebook on Friday, September 16, by Joe Igbokwe, Governor Wike was again seen with a bigwig of the ruling party.
This time, it was the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, who was spotted with the outspoken Rivers strongman.
It was gathered that Wike and Yahaya had a meeting in the oil-rich state, the details of which are yet unknown to journalists.
Mathematics adding up – Joe Igbokwe
For Igbokwe, this meeting is very political and means much to the APC which is very interested in wooing Wike.
Commenting on the said meeting, Igbokwe wrote:
“Our own Tinubu’s man, Governor Yahaya Bello with Governor Wike in Rivers state today. The mathematics is adding up.”
2023: Wike defect to APC? Rivers governor finally opens up
A key associate of the governor in an interview with on Thursday, August 11, said while Wike has insisted that he will not support Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he has also made it clear that he will have nothing to do with the APC over their choice of a Muslim-Muslim ticket.
A PDP chieftain speaks on Wike’s romance with APC leaders A former federal lawmaker in Rivers State who is a close associate of Governor Wike noted that while it is true that the APC and other political parties are trying to curry Wike’s favour, he has made it clear that he is not leaving the PDP.