2023 Elections: PDP G-5 Storms Southeast State for Campaign

2023 Elections: PDP G-5 Storms Southeast State for Campaign

  • Abia state is charged with the presence of some PDP governors known as G-5 (Integrity Group) ahead of a campaign rally
  • Those who stormed the southeast state are Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Ifeanyi Ugwunayi, and Seyi Makinde
  • Among them is a former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, who has been backing the G-5 since it started its struggle

Abia - The Integrity Group members, Nyesom Wike, Seyi Makinde, Samuel Ortom, and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi paid a visit to Okezie Ikpeazu in Abia on Wednesday, November 23.

Sources claim that the PDP G-5 (as they are called) came for a campaign rally in Abia ahead of the 2023 general elections, The Cable reports.

According to Governor Wike, the campaign will be held on Thursday, November 24, in the southeast state.

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Wike is at the forefront of the PDP G-5 struggle (Photo: @GovWike)
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Vanguard gathered that the governorship candidate of the party, Uche Ikonne, his running mate, Okey Igwe, and other PDP candidates in the 2023 elections will be officially unveiled during the campaign.

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2023 election: Wike, Ikpeazu meet with 2 powerful APC governors

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new dimension as the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, along with his counterpart in Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu, made a fresh move.

The governors met with their counterparts in Cross River and Ebonyi states, Ben Ayade and Dave Umahi, who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at Wike’s Rumueprikon country home in Obio-Akpor local government area of Port Harcourt.

A source who was closer to the development confirmed the arrival of the governors, adding that they quickly went into a closed-door meeting.

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However, the source, who spoke anonymously, declined to give further information on the parley. Ikpeazu is one of the four governors in Wike’s camp fighting against the structural injustice in the umbrella party.

PDP crisis: Mimiko rejects slots to be Atiku's campaign chairman in Ondo

Legit.ng earlier reported that Olusegun Mimiko, a former governor of Ondo state and strong ally of Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, had turned down the position of the Ondo state PDP presidential campaign chairman.

Mimiko did not only reject the appointment but also noted that he would not abandon his support for the Rivers state governor over his call for equity within the umbrella party.

Source: Legit.ng

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