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PDP Crisis: Wike Meets Governors, Loyalists In Abuja

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, met with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors and other stakeholders of the Party who coordinated his Presidential campaign aspiration in Abuja.

Daily Trust gathered that the meeting held at the Rivers State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.

Although the agenda of the meeting is still unclear, sources in the opposition party said the meeting had to do with the post presidential primary and vice presidential crisis rocking the party.

A member of the PDP Board of Trustees and North Central Coordinator of the Wike Presidential campaign, Prof. Jerry Gana, who spoke briefly after the closed door meeting, which lasted for over an hour, said, “This is the first meeting we are holding with all our candidates in the states after the primaries. We are united are are one.

“We know that developments will unfold and when they do, we shall brief Nigerians.”

Another source disclosed that the meeting only reviewed what transpired during the primary and what their next line of action should be since no one had deemed it fit to sit down with Wike.

Those at the meeting include Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state and Governor of Enugu state Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Others are former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, former governor of some Benue state Gabriel Suswam, former Ondo state governor Olusegun Mimiko, former Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson, Ibrahim Idris of Kogi state and former Plateau state governor Jonah Jang.

Others include: Former Attorney General and Minister for Justice, member of the House of Representatives from Kogi State, Tajudeen Yusuf among others.

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