However, the Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike should be appreciated for what he has done for the Progress of the Party. Some of the things, Governor Wike put in place, to revive PDP shall be discussed in this article.
The first thing that Governor wike did, to revive PDP was that, he sensitised the Leaders of the Party, on how National executives of the Party, headed by the former National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, was running the affairs of the Party.
It should be recalled that Governor Wike was one of the PDP Governors, who Pionered how secondus was removed as National Chairman of the Party. Governor Wike challenged Secondus for being responsible for mass defection that hit the Party.
Meanwhile, three PDP Governors dumped the Party for APC, within two years. The Governors are Governor Matawalle of Zamfara State, David Umahi of Ebonyi State and the Governor of Cross Rivers State, Ben Ayade.
If not the intervention of Governor Wike, to sensitise PDP Leaders, with the way and manner, the Party was being mismanaged, The crisis could have overwhelmed the Party.
Meanwhile, Governor Wike initiated how Secondus, was made the National Chairman of the Party, in 2017. Wike influenced other PDP Governors to support Secondus.
Another thing that Governor Wike put in place, to revive PDP was the way, He uphold Party in the south. It should be recalled that Governor Wike was one of the PDP Governors, who led campaign for Edo Governorship Election.
Edo Governorship election reawaked PDP, across the States. This means Governor Wike is a great mobilizer for PDP in Southsouth and the entire county.
Though, Governor Wike may not have good relationship, with some Leaders of the Party, but he has done wonderful job to revive PDP, ahead of the National convention of the Party.
It was also rumoured that the new chairman that was adopted through consensus by the PDP Leaders in the north, was Pionered by Governor Wike, with the support of Benue State Governor, Governor Samuel Ortom.
This means that Governor Wike has done well for the Party, ahead of the forthcoming National convention of the Party.
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