Governor Nyesom Wike has assured the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tackle insurgency, banditry and corruption will compel Nigerians to vote out the party in 2023.ivers
Wike noted that with the current economic woes and escalating banditry, it was obvious that Nigerians had realised they made a terrible mistake to have voted for the APC.
A statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, quoted Wike as saying this on Thursday shortly after inspecting the Greater Interchange and Underpass being constructed by Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in Yola.
Wike said he was impressed with the developmental strides of Fintiri, noting similar feat is being replicated in the states governed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors.
The Governor declared that Nigerians were apparently unhappy with the way the APC led government had mismanaged the affairs of the country.
Wike said: “Are Nigerians happy? The answer is no. If Nigerians are not happy, what is the expected result that you intend to get? Obviously, Nigerians would want APC government not to govern them in 2023.”
He stated that with the overwhelming infrastructural development taking place in all the PDP states which Nigerians could attest to, it would be impossible for the PDP not to win the 2023 general elections.
“I believe that Nigerians now know that they have made a mistake and they want to correct the mistake by voting for PDP and no longer APC,” he stated .
Wike said the latest ranking of Nigeria as 146th most corrupt country in the world based on recently published Transparency International Corruption Index report was indicative that the APC administration’s claim of fighting corruption has been misleading.
“What you see is vindictiveness. Today, if I want to leave PDP and go to APC, I will no longer be corrupt. The moment I remain in PDP, I’m corrupt.
“So corruption is based on the party you belong to. That is their definition of corruption and that is why everybody is disappointed,” he said.
Wike maintained Nigeria has never been divided and insecure the way it has been under the APC leadership.