By Kayode Sanni-Arewa
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has criticized the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) for suspending former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose over allegations of anti-party activities.
Briefing journalists in Port Harcourt on Thursday, Wike argued that the party's NWC does not have the power to suspend Mr Fayose, nor refer Mr Ortom to a disciplinary committee.
The governor also criticized the NWC's decision to summon Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom to appear before a disciplinary committee for a similar allegation of anti-party activities.
According to him, the Benue governor “will not appear before any so-called disciplinary committee.”
Wike said the National Chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, is the one who should be suspended for refusing to obey the constitution of the party on zoning of political positions.
He added that Ayu also failed to deliver his polling unit and political ward during the just-concluded general elections, alleging that Ayu has just begun “the mother of all political wars”.