Breaking: PDP's Wike Meets Powerful APC Northern ex-governor

Breaking: PDP's Wike Meets Powerful APC Northern ex-governor

  • Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers, has met a number of politicians from other political platforms recently
  • Wike added to the number on Tuesday, July 19, when he met with Abdulaziz Yari, the immediate past governor of Zamfara
  • The agenda of the meeting is yet to be made known to journalists, but media sources said the closed-door talk was held in Wike's private house in Rivers

Port Harcourt, Rivers - Governor Nyesom Wike's romance with other political parties after he lost the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s vice presidential slot persists.

The Rivers strong man on Tuesday, July 19, met with a former governor of Zamfara, Abdullaziz Yari, in Port Harcourt, the state's capital, Leadership reports.

Wike, Yari
The meeting was held in Wike's private house (Photo: Leadership)
Source: UGC

The closed-door meeting between Wike and Yari was held in the latter's private house in Rumuepriokom community in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers.

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Recall that the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, paid a private visit to Wike on Friday, June 24.

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Kwankwaso, who led a delegation of his party leaders and friends, was said to have held crucial discussions with Wike behind closed doors.

Kwankwaso, after the meeting which had a former Ekiti governor Ayo Fayose, in attendance, posed for photographs and left in the evening without disclosing the reason for his visit.

It was, however learnt that the former Kano Governor in the meeting, which held on Friday at the Governor’s Port Harcourt country home, sought Wike’s support for his presidential ambition.

Kwankwaso came a few days after the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi paid a similar private visit to Wike.

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Amid claims and unconfirmed reports that Wike was planning to defect from the PDP, he had visited politicians from other political platforms, thereby fuelling the rumours even more.

These speculations were coming alongside talks that the outspoken governor was aggrieved over the result of the PDP's presidential primary and the fact that he did not get the VP slot.


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