Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, says he is not surprised that Peter Obi, resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Wike stated this while speaking on Thursday during an interview on Channels Television.
Obi, a former Anambra governor and presidential hopeful, in a letter dated May 24, 2022, and addressed to PDP national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, said recent developments in the PDP do not support “constructive contributions.”
The former governor’s decision to leave the PDP came days before the party’s presidential primary scheduled for May 28.
Obi’s exit from the PDP has elicited varied reactions, with his supporters asking him to join another party to pursue his presidential ambition.
The former Anambra governor has, however, not announced his next move.
Speaking on the development, Wike, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the PDP, said that whatever the issues, there are internal party mechanisms to sort them out.
It is not surprising to me. That is what I always say when I go around, that we have to be careful.
Those of us who have joined the party since 1998 have never left this party. We believe in this party; it is in our blood.
It doesn’t matter what problems we may have in the party, we have to be inside it to settle the problem. So, Peter Obi, leaving the party, is not surprising to me.