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JUST IN: Wike, Atiku, Sambo Attend PDP National Caucus Meeting

Yusuf Rahimat Clara reporting

 

The former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, former Vice President Namadi Sambo and Atiku Abubakar are at the ongoing PDP caucus meeting.

Atiku Abubakar, Namadi Sambo and Nysome Wike at PDP caucus meeting

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections, Mr Atiku Abubakar and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr Nyesome Wike, on Wednesday attended the PDP’s national caucus meeting in Abuja ahead of the party’s National Executive Committee meeting, scheduled to take place on Thursday.

This is the first time Wike will be attending a meeting of the PDP since after the presidential election last year, which caused a rift between him and leadership of the party.

Recall that Wike has been at loggerheads with the PDP leadership and did not support the party’s choice of Abubakar as the party’s presidential candidate for last year’s election.

Apart from his opposition to Mr Atiku’s campaign in the election, the decision of Wike to accept a ministerial role in the cabinet of President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress had worsened the rift between him and key stakeholders in the party.

This caucus meeting is one of a series of meetings by members of the PDP, ahead of the NEC meeting, where critical decisions regarding the leadership of the party and other issues that have threatened the party’s unity will be discussed.

The caucus comprises the governors and leaders of the national assembly elected on the platform of the PDP, some members of the Board Of Trustees and some members of the PDP National Working Committee (NWC).

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