As the 2023 Presidential Race is fast approaching, the Leaders of Political Parties have been reaching out to their loyalists in their various Political Parties for the Preparation of 2023 Polls. It should be recalled that the two Political Parties, known are the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and the All Progressives Congress APC.
Meanwhile, APC has been the ruling Party, since 2015 Presidential race. APC defeated PDP both in 2015 and 2019 Presidential race. However, The PDP needs credible Presidential Candidate to defeat APC in 2023 Presidential race.
The PDP Presidential Aspirants, that are capable to wrestle Power from APC shall be discussed in this article. One of the Southern Presidential Candidate is the Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Wike is a Powerful PDP Leader in Southsouth and he happens to be the Leader that can face APC in the forthcoming Presidential race.
It was rumoured that Governor Wike was eyeing Presidency in 2023. Though, It has never been established whether Governor Wike will contest Presidential race or not, but Wike is a charismatic Leader in PDP, who can face APC Presidential Candidate in 2023.
It should be recalled that PDP has made Presidency opened to all the Presidential Aspirants, who might be interested to contest Presidential race under the Platform of the Party. This means that Governor Wike may also contest the Presidential race.
It was gathered that Governor Wike was one of the PDP Governor who Pionered how Secondus was removed as National Chairman of the Party and he also influenced how Ayu emerged as Chairman of the Party, through consensus. This is one of the evidence to show that Wike can face APC.
Governor Wike is influential among the PDP Governors, and he may find it very easy to defeat any Presidential Candidate of APC, with the support of PDP Governors.
Another PDP Leader in the South who can face APC in 2023 Presidential race, is the former President, Goodluck Jonathan. Jonathan has good reputations to face APC in 2023 Presidential race.
It should be recalled that APC Leaders are looking for all Possible means to win the heart of Goodluck Jonathan, into the Party but Jonathan has refused to dump PDP for APC.
It was gathered that Governor Mai Mala Buni, who was the National Chairman of APC and some Leaders of the Party, visited Goodluck Jonathan to lure him, into the Party. This is to show that APC Leaders appreciate Goodluck Jonathan and value his importance.
If Jonathan could be given PDP Presidential Ticket, his loyalists in APC will embrace and support him. It should be recalled that some of his Loyalists have joined APC. Senator Stella Oduah was one of the Jonathan's Loyalists, who has joined APC and If Jonathan should contest Presidential race in PDP, she will support him.
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