“The political master strategist”: Mixed reactions trail Wike’s fresh appointment in APC, PDP

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“The political master strategist”: Mixed reactions trail Wike’s fresh appointment in APC, PDP

Nyesom Wike, the minister of the FCT, has caused a stir on social media after making a list of the APC campaign council in the Bayelsa State governorship election in NovemberWike is a chieftain and leader of the PDP who was compensated for supporting the APC President Bola Tinubu during the 2023 presidentialThe minister’s name earlier appeared on the PDP’s campaign council list in the state as he had yet to denounce his membership from the partyFCT, Abuja – Nyesom Wike, the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has caused a stir on social media as his name appeared on the campaign list of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa.

Earlier in the month, on August 2, the PDP announced Wike and three other members of the protestant G5, including Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and former governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, as members of its campaign team in Bayelsa state.

Nigerians knock PDP, APC over Wike’s appointment
Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike
Source: TwitterBut in a twist, on Tuesday, August 29, Wike’s name also appeared in the governorship campaign list of the APC for the same election in Bayelsa State.

While the minister, who served as two-term governor of Rivers State on the platform of the PDP, has yet to denounce his membership from the party while serving as a minister under the APC-led government, some Nigerians have started reacting to the development, as shared by Akin Akinwale.

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What Nigerians are saying about Wike’s appointment into APC, PDP campaign listOlúwaségun Àkànbí said:

“Lol… a real Town Hall of PDAPC, different from Balablu”.Amateur Punter questioned why the PDP was afraid to suspend Wike. He said:

“So PDP are afraid to suspend this man.”In his view, Mayowa Olagunju believes the former governor of Rivers State is enjoying the APC and the PDP. He said:

“He is enjoying the parties”.Chris Nkang described the minister as a strategist. He said:

“The political master strategist!! The man, the myth. Nyesom Ezenwa Wike”.Engr. Prince hailed Wike and described him as the political celebrity everyone wanted to be his friend. He said:

“Seems Wike is now the Political Celebrity no one wants to offend.”See the tweet here:

Bayelsa gov poll: Trouble for PDP as Wike makes list of APC campaign councilBusiness City earlier reported that the APC has appointed Nyesom Wike, the minister of the FCT, to its governorship campaign council in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa State.

Wike is a chieftain and leader in the PDP, who was honoured with a ministerial appointment for his support for President Bola Tinubu of the APC in the February 25 presidential election.

Interestingly, the PDP earlier in the month appointed Wike as a member of its governorship election campaign council in the same state.

Source: Business City

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