The choice of Rivers Grunt Governor Nyesom Wike to take care of a closed-door assembly with some All Progressives Congress (APC) governors has no longer long gone down properly with some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Rep together (PDP).
Elevate that Governor of Ekiti Grunt and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, had led Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo Grunt to a closed-door assembly with the Rivers Grunt governor on Friday.
This has elevated speculations that the Rivers governor will be plotting to set up for the ruling APC.
Unfortunate with the choice of Wike and supporters mingling with the opposition occasion, a member of the PDP Nationwide Executive Committee, who pleaded anonymity, stated that no one can preserve the major opposition occasion to ransom.
The PDP chieftain insisted that the occasion used to be greater than every member.
“PDP has been spherical since 1998. We absorb viewed every form of members come and sprint,” he told Forefront.
“With due respect to everybody, membership of this occasion is by different. We would favor to absorb folks on board, however we would be with those that mediate in the feature off of the occasion.
“I don’t maintain any sacrifice is too grand for particular person members to present for us to come support to energy in 2023.
“Yes, without doubt, Rivers Grunt is one in every of our ideal strongholds, and we now absorb got accorded and might per chance also fair continue to accord the express and its folks the honor they deserve.
“But no particular person can preserve the occasion to ransom. Politics is ready curiosity, and our curiosity as a occasion now is the kind to remark the next election to rescue this country we all fancy so passionately from the precipice the APC has dragged us to.”
One more occasion member stated that after the presidential candidate of the occasion, Atiku Abubakar, returns to the country, the PDP management would meet and resolve the points.
“Fortunately, our Nationwide Chairman has returned, and we inquire of our presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to come support after the Eid-el-Kabir festivities. I’m able to guarantee you that we’re going to meet and retract acceptable steps to resolve all renowned points,” he stated.
The PDP leader, however, expressed peril over the doable of Wike becoming a member of the ruling occasion.
“Obviously, who received’t be skittish? The 2023 election is correct months away. We need all our dedicated members,” he stated when asked if he used to be skittish.