Oby Ndukwe, the publisher of the Beam Newspaper, emphasized Wike’s favorable position in the Rivers State situation during an interview with Arise TV. He said that Wike’s dual status as a minister and a “super minister” contributed to his advantageous position. Wike’s tight friendship with the president and his good grasp of power dynamics were further highlighted by Ndukwe. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
Ndukwe referred to the time when Wike was able to snatch the structure of the PDP from Amaechi, even when Amaechi was governor of Rivers State.
According to her, “The luck that Wike has, I can tell you for free, is that he’s a minister and a super minister at that who’s very close to the president. They understand the power play; even the president himself understands it. So if he says he’s in charge, don’t rule that out because we saw it happen even in the days of Jonathan, when Amaechi was governor and Wike was minister. You saw the way the party structure was taken away from Amaechi in the PDP, and he eventually left.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>