- There are talks that the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is planning to defect to the ruling APC
- In fact, Joe Igbokwe on Sunday, June 26, stated that reports say Wike will be meeting President Muhammadu Buhari
- Igbokwe added that the PDP governor would also be meeting Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and APC governors soon
Amid rumours that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers plans to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), another serious, unconfirmed claim has emerged.
A keen supporter of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's presidential ambition, Joe Igbokwe, has stated that there are talks that Wike will meet President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s presidential candidate, and governors of the ruling party.
According to Igbokwe who said this via Facebook on Sunday, June 26, this meeting will be taking place anytime soon.
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"I hear that Wike will be meeting President Buhari, Tinubu, and APC governors anytime soon."
Peter Obi visits Rivers governor Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt
Legit.ng gathered that the meeting lasted for a few hours in the personal residence of the Rivers state capital.
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Meanwhile, Obi had revealed the reason for his visit to Wike.
Speaking about the visit, Peter Obi via his verified Twitter page on Wednesday, disclosed that he visited Port Harcourt to confer with the governor about vital issues of national interest.
Sharing the photos, he tweeted:
"Earlier today, I visited Port-Harcourt, to confer with H.E. @GovWike on vital issues of national interest. - PO.”
Bauchi governor, party's vice chairman meet Wike in Rivers after Peter Obi's visit
Also, Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, and the national vice chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, met with Wike at his private residence in Port Harcourt.
Legit.ng reported that the special assistant to the governor on media, Kelvin Ebiri, confirmed the meeting in Port Harcourt.
He, however, did not state the reasons for the meeting which was held behind closed-door.