- The former governors of Ondo and Cross Rivers states have been accused of topping the list of PDP leaders, fueling the crisis between the party's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and the Rivers state governor, Nyeson Wike
- Aside from the two ex-governors, former ministers and a senator was also accused by some stakeholders of the party for responsible for the growing tension between the two leaders
- The accused chieftains are majorly the member of the reconciliation team from Governor Wike's camp for their failure to achieve the objective
Some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have said that some party chieftains are allegedly behind the prolonged rift between the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and Nyeson Wike, the governor of Rivers state.
The accused chieftains are mainly members of the reconciliation committee set up to settle the rift between the former vice president and the Rivers state governor but failed to achieve the objective, The Nation reported.
Below is the list of the accused PDP leaders accused of being behind the rift.
- Former information minister, Professor Jerry Gana
- ex-Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko
- Former attorney-general of the federation, Mohammed Adoke
- Two terms governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke
- Rivers state senator, Olaka Nwogu.
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The governors included Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); Samuel Ortom (Benue); and Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom).
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