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Rivers Rerun Wike slams Ganduje over comments on election

Wike, who described Ganduje's statement as unfortunate, said he will wait and see what APC wants to perform.

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state


Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate, a statement on the Rivers rerun election credited to the Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Governor Ganduje, while speaking to newsmen in Abuja, said elections in Rivers state are not normal.

According to Punch, Wike said he will be waiting for the Kano Governor to come and perform his magic.

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The Rivers state Governor also said “It is unfortunate if he (Ganduje) said so. As far as I am concerned, elections have been normal in my part of the country. All we are asking for is free and fair election.

“Is Governor Ganduje speaking on behalf of INEC? Is he the one conducting the elections now? I have respect for him as an elderly person but his statement is unfortunate.

“When his friend won the governorship election in Rivers State, the election was normal. The election was also normal in Edo State where his party won. We are waiting for him to come and perform the magic he did in Kano State.”

Governor Wike has constantly accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of plotting with the Independent National Electoral Commission to rig the upcoming rerun election.

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