The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, had reacted to a statement credited to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff , where he said Governors Fayose and Nyesom Wike would be pushed out of the party. Addressing people of his state on Ekiti Radio-91.5FM and EKTV on Saturday, Fayose said he does not talk to “monkeys.” Quoting a passage from the Bible, the outspoken governor said all things will work for his good and the good of the PDP.
The Chairman of the PDP’s Governors Forum wondered who Sheriff would lead since most members of the party were on the side of Ahmed Makarfi. He also urged members of the PDP who are aggrieved by the Port Harcourt Appeal Court ruling to “calm down.” Fayose said, “On that comment by Sheriff that he will kick me and Gov Wike out of PDP, I don’t talk to monkeys. That Appeal Court judgement is just a phase, it will fizzle out. All things will work together for good for me, that’s what the Bible says.
“All the Governors, National Assembly members, BOT, etc are on this side. So who is he going to be leading? Whether he is being backed by whatever forces, be it external or internal, good luck to him. “Let everybody in PDP calm down, there is salvation ahead of us.
“I’m aware that some people are apprehensive of 2018 but I want to say it here that they should worry not. What I know that will happen tomorrow is that I will get to greater heights.