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Wike In Close Door Meeting Meeting With PDP Governors

Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, met with governors who support him on Sunday to discuss how to go forward as the 2023 presidential election nears.

, the , continues to irritate Wike since he doesn’t seem to be making an attempt to mend their broken relationship after their fallout over his choice of Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta State, as his running mate.

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Samuel Ortom (Benue), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), and Okezie Ikpeazu were among the state governors present at the closed-door meeting, which was held in Rivers State Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja (Abia).

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Former state governors including Jonah Jang, Donald Duke (Cross River), Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Ibrahim Idris (Kogi), and Olusegun Mimiko participated in the conference as well (Plateau).

Others include Tijjani Yusuf, a member of the House of Representatives from Kogi State, the former Attorney General and Minister for Justice Adoke, and Senator Suleiman Nazif, a former PDP Deputy National Vice Chairman North.

Finding a course of action was the main focus of the meeting.

The group is upset that despite embarrassing the governor of Rivers, the PDP presidential candidate has not contacted him to appease him as Governor Ortom had pressed for.

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This is the first meeting we are conducting with all of our candidates in the states after the primaries, said Gana, a member of the PDP Board of Trustees and the North Central Coordinator of the Wike presidential campaign, telling reporters following the meeting. We are one and we are unified.

We anticipate developments, and when they do, we will inform Nigerians.

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