Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has predicted that Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike will lose the presidential election.
Wike paid Ganduje a visit in Kano on Monday as part of his (Wike’s) deliberations for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential ticket (PDP).
“At the end of it (the election), you will lose but you will be a good loser,” the Kano state governor said to Wike in a viral video released after their meeting.
“I appreciate good losers because the have the courage and since you are doing this peacefully, then you will live long to fight again.
“When your opponents, when those who are fighting you describe you as ‘Wicked Wike’. I listen to the speech across the country, ashe (so) this Wike is not wicked but this Wike is the Wise Wike. So, I congratulate you, the wise Wike. Thank you and God bless.”
Earlier, the Rivers State governor had said he would probably have abandoned his presidential ambition of Ganduje had decided to join the race to save Nigeria.
“If Ganduje is running for the presidency, some of us will quickly withdraw our ambitions, but thank God he is not running and I’m sure he will help me to make it,” Wike reportedly said.
He added that party differences should not make them work against the country but that they should come together to salvage the country.