According to a report by Daily Post, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has revealed that despite his promise to support the former Governor of Anambra State and the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi with logistics and security for his campaign in the state, Obi’s Labour Party would not win any political position, not even House of Assembly at the 2023 general elections. He noted that when it comes to politics in Rivers State, there is only one political party, which is the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Governor Wike further added that he has no regret for promising to support the presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi with logistics for his presidential campaign. He noted that Peter Obi being a former Governor was the major reason why he decided to supported him, with logistics support and vehicles when he arrived with his team to campaign in Rivers State. He also added that he told Peter Obi that despite his logistics support, he would make sure Labour Party (LP) would not get one political position in Rivers State. He emphasized that the only political party which would swoop all political positions in Rivers State is PDP, but Peter Obi is welcome to campaign in the state.