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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reacted to speculations that he is set to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Reacting to the rumour, Governor Wike said he is not ready to leave his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and run into a “problem.”

He reiterated his commitment and loyalty to the opposition party despite rumours linking him to the ruling party.

Further, Wike promised to complete all the projects his administration has begun before he leaves power, describing Rivers state as an “asset to PDP.”

Speaking during the inauguration of Rumuekini/Aluu Road, traversing Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre local government areas on Tuesday, January 12, the governor said he is not ready to burden his successor with uncompleted projects.

In his words: “Before now, All Progressives Congress (APC) said we are doing roads only in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor local governments. Now, they cannot talk again.

“We have told Nigerians that PDP is the only hope of this country. I have told anybody who cares to listen; we are not those who are afraid that people will come after them, so they want to run to another party. I am not running to anywhere.

“How can I run from success to problem. People should ordinarily go from problem to success not the other way round. Rivers State is an asset to PDP.”

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