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2023: Atiku travels to London in a desperate attempt to woo Wike

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has flown to the UK, seeking to resolve his dispute with Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.

TheCable reports that sources close to Atiku say he is due to meet the Wike on Thursday.

“The PDP presidential candidate traveled to London today after arriving in Paris yesterday. He is supposed to meet Wike tomorrow to try to resolve the issues between them,” a source said.

In addition, close associates of the PDP presidential candidate are unhappy with the manner in which Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa, and Babangida Aliyu, former governor of Niger, criticized Wike and they want Abubakar to call them back. order, another insider said. .

In an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday, Lamido said, “We should forget about Wike.”

“Wike is an individual, I don’t think because he is governor there, he has control and monopoly over the people of Rivers,” the former governor of Jigawa said.

Abubakar’s desperate move to resolve the issues between him and Wike came a day after All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu met with Governor de Rivers in Paris, France.

Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue; Seyi Makinde from Oyo, Okezie Ikpeazu from Abia and other PDP stalwarts loyal to Governor de Rivers also attended the meeting.