- The PDP is capable of making good fortunes from the 2023 general elections, despite its current crisis, according to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri
- The Adamawa governor on Saturday, August 13, told journalists that the rift between Governor Nyesom Wike and Atiku Abubakar cannot affect the party's 2023 chances
- Fintiri also told reporters in Yola, the state capital that reconciliation moves to reunite his Rivers counterpart and Atiku are in top gear
Yola, Adamawa - The cold war between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar will not destroy the party's chance in the coming general elections.
In his conversation with journalists in Yola, the state capital, Governor Fintiri boasted that despite the crisis the PDP is currently facing, it will win the 2023 elections.
According to the northern governor who is heading the reconciliation committee, efforts to reunite Wike and Atiku are on top gear.
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Wike-Atiku rift: Do this to PDP, before defecting to APC, Gbajabiamila tells Rivers governor
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday, August 12, reiterated the well-known saying that in politics there are no permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests.
Gbjabiamila said this in Rivers at the commissioning of some major projects in reaction to Governor Nyesom Wike's revelation that the PDP plotted against his emergence as the speaker of the House of Representatives.
The speaker noted that plotting is not strange in politics and that Wike should make permanent his latest political journey which he and the governor know about.
Gbajabiamila, speaking further, pleaded with the fiery governor to choke the opposition party and then defect to the All Progress Congress (APC), so that members of the state House of Assembly will follow suit.
“It is the irony of life and indeed very interesting, the twist of fate, that those who he sat with to plot against me are the same people who sat together at your primary to plot against you."