Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has waved off the offer of the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to intervene in the conflict with outgoing Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the Soku Oil Wells/fields returned to Rivers State by the Federal High Court.
Wike insisted that his Bayelsa state counterpart must be forced out from the PDP to show others that betrayal of the party’s interest would not be tolerated.
No premise for the intervention by the PDP leadership since the Federal High Court had already determined the issue in question.
He said: “I don’t know why they are interceding. They have no power to resolve the issue of Oil Wells. Secondly, the matter has been determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.
“Anybody who is not satisfied should go on Appeal. Are they interceding on behalf of someone who betrayed the party?”
“They know that Governor Dickson betrayed and sold out the party.
“They know that during the 2019 election in Rivers State, what happened in the state that Dickson worked with my opponent.