Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has narrated how he was almost killed in 2007 while serving as Chief of staff.
The PDP Presidential aspirant criticized President Muhammadu Buhari and those who elected him into power.
Wike pointed out that President Buhari’s failure was due to the people coming together to give him power even before he was ready to serve the country.
“If you remember, when I was the Chief of Staff, on the 3rd of December, 2007, I was nearly assassinated. I was nearly assassinated on December 3rd, 2007 if I can remember vividly,” Wike said during an interview.
“Even at that point, I was a threat unknown to me. I’ve never one day said I want it on a platter of gold, never! In fact, when you give people things on a platter of gold, it doesn’t work well.
“Power is not given. Nobody is going to give you presidential power on a platter of gold.
“Take for example, President Buhari, people were saying, “give it to him, give it to him, he’s the messiah,” now look at what happens.
“That period they came to deceive Nigerians that ‘this is the only man who can solve the problems, this is the only man who has the key to Nigeria becoming one of the greatest countries’ and Nigerians were deceived and we all bought it. Now look at where we are today. They told Nigerians “if you don’t elect General Buhari, there’ll be no Nigeria again.” “