Some hotheads within the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) are reportedly contemplating combating again viciously in opposition to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and his allies over what they really feel is an try to blackmail the opposition occasion by the governor.
SapaTV stories that Atiku and Wike, alongside some governors, had been at loggerheads since May 2022, when Atiku emerged because the presidential candidate of the PDP. The disaster heightened after Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, was picked as Atikus operating mate on June 16. Strikes to reconcile all events have failed.
Final Thursday, Atikumet with Wike in London alongside Okezie Ikpeazu, Samuel Ortom, Ahmadu Fintiri, and Seyi Makinde, the governors of Abia, Benue, Adamawa, and Oyo States, respectively. There have been different PDP stakeholders, like Donald Duke, in attendance.
Sources talking to Day by day Solar revealed that these PDP hotheads are contemplating persuading the occasion to maneuver forward within the presidency battle with out Wike and his allies.
The group, in keeping with the report, can also be contemplating the dissolution of excos of the occasion in Wikes allies states and constituting caretaker committees exterior their management or taking different excessive measures.
These measures includeengineering the withdrawal of help for Ikpeazu and Ortom of their senatorial quest and Makinde, who’s looking for reelection as governor, if the PDP doesn’t do effectively within the presidential election in Abia, Benue, and Oyo states.
Sources revealed that on the London assembly, the Wike group gave the elimination of PDP chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, and his alternative with anyone from the South as situations for his or her cooperation.
Nonetheless, the Wike group has been advised that it’s unimaginable to arrange a conference to supply a brand new chairman earlier than the final election.
In response to the report, these hotheadshave resolved not solely to disregard the Rivers State governors and his allies but additionally to place the warmth on them within the coming months.