- Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential flagbearer in the 2023 election, has met with Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, following a fierce battle in the just concluded poll
- At the PDP retreat in Bauchi state on Sunday, Atiku also met with ex-Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State's successor, Siminalayi Fubara
- Makinde in his remark at the event, expressed the readiness of the PDP governors to be part of the healing process and work for the future
Bauchi, Bauchi - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could be clearing its mess in the Nigeria political space as its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and some governors of the party, including the aggrieved one met together.
Atiku and the party elected officials, including Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers state attended the retreat organized for the elected officials of the PDP, where Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi state attended the retreat.
PDP makes the second move to reconcile Atiku, Makinde, Wike, and other PDP leaders
The meeting was the second move of the party to reconcile the aggrieved governors with the party's leadership since the outcome of the 2023 general election.
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One of the crises that rocked the PDP ahead of the 2023 election was the formation of the G5 governors led by the former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and Makinde, who was one of the powerful figures of the group, attended the meeting.
Taking to his Twitter page on Sunday evening, June 3, Makinde said he remarked at the retreat that the issues within the party should be resolved and the healing process should begin with immediate effect.
Makinde tells Atiku, other PDP leaders their readiness for peace
Speaker for the governors of the party, Makinde said the 13 governors are ready to play a stabilizing role in the party.
"On behalf of PDP Governors, I stated that all 13 governors are ready to play a stabilizing role in our party."
See the tweet here:
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Legit.ng earlier reported that on Monday, May 29, Nigeria experienced a major transition in its political sphere as there was a transmission of power from one government to another, at the federal and state levels.
While President Bola Tinubu seemed to have kept his promise to hit the ground running on getting to the office as he announced the removal of fuel subsidies, which has plunged the country into another dilemma.
Similarly, some newly sworn-in governors appear to have followed in his footsteps.