Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has held a closed-door meeting with Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state..
Atiku had defeated Wike at the party’s presidential primary in Abuja on Saturday night.
According to reports, the meeting was to reconcile the two party chieftains and give the PDP a robust outing in the 2023 presidential election against the ruling All Progressives Congress.
The meeting was also attended by former Ekiti State Governor and PDP presidential aspirant, Ayodele Fayose, amongst other PDP chieftains.
At the PDP primaries of Saturday, Atiku scored 371 votes after Aminu Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto, withdrew from the race and asked his supporters to support the former VP.
Wike was said to have complained about the role ethnic politics played in making Atiku candidate as northerners rallied behind the former VP.