A political analyst, Sam Amadi, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party to move on from Wike and start seeing him as an enemy to Atiku Abubakar’s campaign for the 2023 election. He went on to state that Rivers State is not the pathway to victory in the 2023 election because of the emergence of multiple candidates from different political parties.
According to Sam Amadi, it is possible for a candidate to loose in Rivers, Lagos, and Kano and still win the election. According to Sam Amadi, the emergence of multiple candidates has reduced the importance of states like Rivers State. He disclosed that if different candidates wins in Lagos State, Kano State, and Rivers State, it is possible for a candidate who lost in these states to go ahead and win the election.
According to Sam Amadi, Rivers State would have been very important if the election was between two main candidates. He noted that if the election was between two main candidates, then the importance of winning a state like Rivers State would have been very significant. Sam Amadi explained that at this moment, PDP should just move on without Wike because the partway to winning the 2023 election is not Rivers State.