Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has asked Edo people not to vote for any candidate presented to them by the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),Adams Oshiomhole.
Wike stated this on Saturday during the flag-off of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) campaign for the Edo State governorship election in Benin City, the state capital.
Wike, who is Chairman of the PDP National Campaign council for the election, accused Oshiomhole of presenting a candidate he previously castigated.
He said: “Former national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole is making a u-turn to lick his vomit by presenting a candidate he earlier rejected and castigated.
“Four years ago, Adams Oshiomhole said he cannot trust the APC governorship candidate, that he was rusticated from school.
“Today, Oshiomhole is coming back to present the same person to Edo people. He thinks. I challenge Edo people not to vote for any person presented to them by Oshiomhole.”
The event was attended by the PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus who presented the flag to Governor Obaseki.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State; Bayelsa Governor, Senator Duoye Diri and his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde all attended the event.
Others were Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed; Senator Dino Melaye; Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi; Senate Minority Whip, Enyinnaya Abaribe and a host of others.