The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said that he will turn his back on former President, Goodluck Jonathan, if he ever defects to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Recall that there have been rumours circulating the cyberspace that Jonathan is on his way to dumping the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join the ruling party.

Governor Wike who hails from the same South-South region as Jonathan, has vowed not to support Jonathan if he defected to APC to contest in the 2023 Presidential election.

In an interview with BBC Pidgin on Friday, Wike said Jonathan will only receive his support if he runs for the Presidency on the platform of the main opposition party.

He said: “When you said pick ticket, from which party? Is it APC or PDP?.

“To pick ticket means you’re representing the interest of a party. I’m in PDP and I will not be involved in anti-party activities. If he is APC, I won’t support him because I’m not into that kind of politics.

“It is not about ethnicity for me, but about the party. If he joins APC I can’t support him.”

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