Governor Nyesom Wike , Chairman of PDP National campaign council on Edo state elections has said police men want him to leave Edo State.
Gov N E Wike Information
“The Hotel where the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is lodging while on official assignment in Benin, Edo State has been held siege by over 300 Police men.”
A Twitter user and top political commentator, Chima Amadi whose handle is Mazigburugburu called Wike and the Governor said he is being told to leave Edo State. Read below :
“I just got off the phone with Governor Wike and he confirmed to me that 100s of policemen acting under the instructions of the IG are preventing him from leaving his hotel room and are ordering him to leave Benin. He insists that he is going nowhere so long as the APC Campaign
Leaders remain in the state. Why do we even bother with elections when at the end of the day, the success or failure thereof boils down to the will of security agencies and not the people. Billions spent and people can’t decide who governs them.”
NAIJA NEWS NG has also compiled other tweets on Wike’s hotel siege by top Nigerians. Read below :
Comrade Deji Adeyanju
“There are currently 6 APC governors in Edo State & the entire National Working Committee of the party is there with their national chairman. What the IG of
is doing by harassingWike is election interference. The international community should take note.”
“In the spirit of equity & fairness, Gov Wike&
leaders on party assignment should be given equal opportunities as those of the APC.”
” @GovWike is the chairman PDP National campaign council on Edo state elections, and so officially has a seat at the final collation Center in Edo @inecnigeria ; but the Nigerian police @PoliceNG has surrounded his hotel to restrict his movement and harass him.
Later Updated : “The seige at Gov. Wike ‘s hotel has just ended.
Don’t underestimate social media. Let’s all stay alert through this election.”
Ayemojubar High-heeled shoe
“I hope Obaseki will not watch police harassing Gov. Wike? He’s still the governor of the state.”
Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM)
“I’m with our National Governor. Gov.Wike, he is in perfect condition and no Shaking. We shall overcome God willing. SDM”
Daddy D.OFlag of Nigeria
“After making mouth everyday for almost 6months, emperor Wike is calling Mazi gburugburu to save his soul ”
Muhd El-Bonga Ibrahim
“In 2013 when El-Rufai was detained by the DSS in Anambra,Deji mocked him by saying he should’ve stayed in the north because he’s not Igbo. Today, he’s whingeing because same treatment has been given to Wike.
Never,ever defend or endorse impunity for the table might change later.”