Rivers - The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the state, Nyesom Wike, planned to have some of the state’s oil wells ceded to Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Abia states if the PDP wins the April 11 election, Punch reports.
Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, APC said Wike planned to pay N1bn monthly to the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, and some yet to be verified amount to 10 other chieftains of the PDP if elected into office.
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The PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Samuel Nwanosike, described the APC’s allegation as false, adding that Wike did not need to pay anybody to win the governorship election.
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