The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has become the sole administrator of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The ruling party said it was now obvious that the Rivers state governor had become the party’s defacto National Chairman, spokesperson and sole administrator, who determines what happens in the opposition party.

This was made known in a statement signed by the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja on Sunday.

Nabena alleged that it had become obvious that there was nothing democratic about PDP’s policies and practices since Nigerians rejected the opposition party which ruled the nation for 16 years,


“As events has shown, it is a misnomer to call the party, Peoples Democratic Party as there is nothing democratic about its policies and practices.

“The PDP to all intents and purposes has become the theatre of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. Since assuming office after the disputed 2015 Rivers Governorship election, Wike has assumed the role of de facto PDP National Chairman, sole administrator, spokesman, organising secretary and BoT Chairman.

“Recall Governor Wike’s imposition of an erstwhile PDP National Chairman without a formal convention and the leaked telephone conversation of Governor Wike (allegedly) threatening to kill INEC officials he had paid to rig the rivers rerun election in favour of the PDP.” Nabena said.