Wike: “I Will Consult My Wife Before I Accept Any Appointment Offer From President Tinubu.”
Former Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has revealed that he will consult with his wife and close friends before making a decision on whether or not to accept any appointment offer from President Bola Tinubu. In an exclusive interview with BBC Pidgin, Wike emphasized the importance of seeking the opinions of his loved ones as his first course of action.While clarifying that President Tinubu has not yet approached him about any potential appointment, the prominent member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed his willingness to serve his country despite his stature. Wike acknowledged that he is not too grandiose to contribute to the nation’s progress.After dedicating eight years to his role as governor, Wike expressed his desire for some well-deserved rest. He stated, “I’m going to rest; I have worked for eight years, so I’m going to rest.” Although he had not been formally offered a position by Tinubu, Wike emphasized the importance of considering his own readiness and evaluating the potential opportunity thoroughly. Seeking the input of his wife and friends plays a significant role in his decision-making process. He firmly stated that he would never take on a responsibility he is not fully prepared for.Furthermore, Wike firmly dismissed any speculation of defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) following his meeting with President Tinubu. He clarified that the purpose of their encounter was solely to offer his support to the newly inaugurated president, and it did not indicate any inclination towards joining the APC.As the nation eagerly awaits Nyesom Wike’s future endeavors, his dedication to seeking counsel from his loved ones demonstrates his commitment to making informed decisions about potential appointments.