Just In: Wike, Other G5 Governors Return From London, Arrive In Port Harcourt, Video Emerges

Just In: Wike, Other G5 Governors Return From London, Arrive In Port Harcourt, Video Emerges

  • G5 governors of the PDP have arrived in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, from their trip to the United Kingdom
  • The aggrieved governors were seen in a viral video coming down from the private jet that conveyed them back to Nigeria
  • Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers and 4 others have travelled out of the country for London on Wednesday in a strategic manner

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Port Harcourt, Rivers - The aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, have arrived in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The governors, who were known as G5 or Integrity Group, include Wike, Samuel Ortom (Benue) Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu).

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Aggrieved PDP governors arrive Nigeria Photo Credit: Ifeanyi Ikpeazu, Nyesom Wike, Seyi Makinde
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The governors strategically travelled out of the country on Wednesday, December 28, to the United Kingdom at a time the heavy uncertainty shrouded their preferred presidential candidate choice in the 2023 general election.

Wike and 4 others have backed out from the campaign of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP over the fact that he and the party's national chairman are from the same region.

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They are demanding the resignation of the national chairman to pave way for a southern chairmanship.

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However, there was a report that the Integrity Group had struck a deal with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Although there is no official confirmation of the report but Wike had promised to reveal his choice of presidential candidate to Nigerians in January 2023.

Some political pundits have said the Rivers governor may endorse Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party because of his large youth followers.

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