We’ve been begging Wike to join APC – Chairman

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress caretaker committee in Rivers State, Tony Okocha, has disclosed that APC wants FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, to join the ruling party.

He made this known in an interview with The Nation on Sunday, noting that he’s been making the appeal to the immediate past governor of Rivers, both openly and secretly

On the insinuations that Wike is psychologically already an APC member, and just a mole in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Okocha said those making such comments are entitled to their opinion.

He added that Wike has never attended the meeting of the APC and the former minister of the Federal Capital Territory is not the only opposition politician working with President Bola Tinubu.

Okocha said; “I have taken to the podium and even the streets a million times to beg Wike to come to the APC. I have used the words, come to Macedonia and help us. We have been begging him to come to the APC.

“He is the magician and the dean of politics of Rivers State. He is the grandmaster as of today. And having defeated everybody back to back, he is the champion. How many lions can someone kill before they can be called a lion killer?

“On the claims that he is psychologically and every other thing in APC and a mole in PDP, I will say that people are entitled to their opinion. Wike has never attended any APC meetings.

“He is also not the only person from the opposition party that is in the federal cabinet. All I can say is that he got the reward for the impact he made in helping APC win the presidential election in Rivers State.”