ATIKU SEEKS WIKE’S SUPPORT, OBASANJO PUSHES OBI’S AGENDA

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The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday met with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in London as part of efforts to resolve the crisis with the governor.

The PUNCH gathered that Atiku pleaded with Wike to support him in the 2023 presidential election.

A close associate of the governor, who confided in The PUNCH, said the former Vice-President had agreed to meet all the demands of Wike.

Earlier on Thursday in London, the United Kingdom, former President Olusegun Obasanjo met Wike in a move aimed at building broad support for the aspiration of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi.

Besides Wike and Obi,  allies of the Rivers State governor,  including governors Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Samuel Ortom of Benue State; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke, were also at the meeting.

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