- Governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be meeting with their colleagues on the G5 team
- The resolve of the governor to have the meeting was taken in Yenogoa, the Bayelsa state's capital city
- The governors meeting is aimed at ending the crisis between the PDP's flag bearer Atiku Abubakar and the G5 team members led by Nyesom Wike
Members of the G5 governors of the Peoples Democratic Party seem to be holding the opposition party by the jugular.
In a move to quell the growing rift between the G5 governors led by Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, other governors of the party will be meeting with the team.
Premium Times reports that some governors from the south-south region of Nigeria elected under the platform of the PDP will be meeting with their G5 colleagues to resolve the crisis arising from the party's presidential primary.
The decision by the governors to have a meeting with their G5 colleagues followed after they met in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state's capital city on Wednesday, November 23.
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It was gathered that at a meeting which took place in Bayelsa state, the governors agreed to approach their colleagues to resolve the persisting crisis between Wike and Atiku Abubakar, the party's 2023 flag bearer.
While Wike was said to be conspicuously absent from the meeting, all the other governors present empathise with the people of Bayelsa State on the recent flood that ravaged the state.
The PDP governors also reaffirmed their support for the PDP presidential candidate and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, who doubles as the governor of Delta state.
Finally, why Wike, G5 governors not ready to reconcile with Atiku exposed
The crisis between Atiku Abubakar and the five aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party seems to be getting messier.
A source within the PDP said that the offer made by Atiku on the resignation of the party's chairman Iyorchia Ayu is not substantial.
According to the source, the G5 governors are also not comfortable with the recent meeting between Atiku and General Ibrahim Babangida.
2023: Crisis With Atiku Thickens as Wike Speaks on G5 Governors' Next Plan for PDP Flag Bearer
The crisis between Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and Nyesom Wike, the Rivers state governor had taken a different turn.
Wike in a recent outing threatened that the PDP G5 governors will not be supporting Atiku at the 2023 presidential election.
According to the governor, some candidates have continued to host and attended town hall meetings where they tell Nigerians lies.