Categories: Headlines Politics

Atiku Meets PDP Governors After Tinubu’s Emergence As APC Presidential Candidate

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar met with PDP Governors on June 8, 2022.

 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday met with governors of the main opposition party in Abuja.

This is coming shortly after the emergence of former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections.

Channels Television’s correspondent reports that the meeting at the Legacy House in the nation’s capital is being held behind closed doors.

READ ALSO: That You Prevailed Confirms Your Tenacity: Atiku Congratulates Tinubu

Governors in attendance are Atiku’s co-contenders in the recently held PDP primaries – Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State.

Other governors attending the meeting are Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Ugwanyi of Enugu State and Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar met with PDP Governors on June 8, 2022.

 

Also not left out are Governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State and Darius Ishaku of Taraba State are also in attendance as well as the PDP National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu.

It is the first time Abubakar will be meeting with the PDP Governors’ Forum after the party’s presidential primary.

Although details of the meeting are still unknown, it is speculated to be part of a series of moves by the main opposition party to mend fences with all aggrieved members of the party and also strategise ahead of the 2023 elections.

After the meeting ended, the PDP presidential candidate declined to speak to journalists about the outcome of the meeting.

Meanwhile, the PDP governors have resumed their meetings behind closed doors.

Ignatius Igwe

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

  • Headlines

DSS Gives NNPC, Oil Marketers 48 Hours To Make Fuel Available For Nigerians

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and oil marketers a…

1 hour ago
  • Info Tech

Macron Slams TikTok Algorithm Over Censorship, ‘Addiction’

  French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at TikTok on Thursday, accusing the Chinese social network of censoring content and…

2 hours ago
  • Qatar 2022
  • Sports

Ronaldo Says Portugal Are United Amid Reports He Threatened To Leave

  Cristiano Ronaldo says the Portuguese team is united amid reports that he threatened to leave the nation's World Cup…

3 hours ago
  • Headlines

Reps Summon Emefiele, Order Suspension Of Cash Withdrawal Limits

  The House of Representatives has summoned the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele over the apex bank's…

3 hours ago
  • Headlines

Gunmen Attack Atiku Campaign Chairman’s Residence In Rivers

  Gunmen on Thursday morning attacked the residence of the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council…

3 hours ago
  • Info Tech

Elon Musk Briefly Loses Top Spot On Forbes Billionaire List To Bernard Arnault

Tesla owner Elon Musk briefly lost the top spot on Forbes' billionaire list Wednesday to Bernard Arnault, whose family owns…

3 hours ago