The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) is making a transfer to lure a former presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nicholas Felix to the occasion.
The primary opposition occasion has the agenda of presenting Felix with the Edo State governorship ticket of the occasion in 2024 if he joins the occasion.
That is coming months after Felix claimed that the presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu, didn’t attain out to him as a result of he supported the vp, Yemi Osinbajo, in the course of the presidential major of the ruling occasion.
Felix, in an interview with Punch, claimed that some supporters of Tinubu accused him of betrayal and attempting to blackmail their principal.
One of many Whatsapp messages despatched to the previous presidential aspirant reads, “What’s all this hysteria about…sounds blackmails and definitely counterproductive. Smacks of pointless desperation in the event you ask me.”
Felix mentioned, “After the Punch report was printed, I acquired a whole lot of messages, particularly this one from certainly one of his group, who I can’t disclose. I discover it fairly stunning however I didn’t react as a result of I do know our APC flagbearer, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is a seasoned politician and received’t react in such a way.
“With all, I heard about him and individuals who know him personally and work carefully with him, he won’t tolerate any supporter or marketing campaign group to react on this method.
“I’m solely very involved that a few of these guys are going to characterize him in a nasty mild. If we need to win this election, I count on that everybody ought to be capable to work collectively.
“There’s a lot taking place. The least we may do now’s to deliver everyone collectively and never attempt to be a part of points or trigger ourselves extra bother.”
The previous presidential aspirant when requested if there are advances from PDP, he mentioned some acquired an ‘supply’ from some occasion chieftains who urged him to contemplate the concept of changing the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki when he leaves workplace in two years.
He mentioned, “However it isn’t one thing I’m contemplating for now. I’ll stay in APC.”