Atiku Abubakar and Nyesom Wike
Atiku Abubakar and Nyesom Wike

Finally, Atiku, Wike meet in Abuja

NEWS DIGEST – Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State met in Abuja on Thursday, Daily Trust reliably gathered.

The duo who have been having a running battle since the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary met at the house of Professor Jerry Gana on Thursday.

Atiku had defeated Wike in the Primary, but the Rivers’ governor indicated interest in being the presidential running mate, but the former VP settled for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.

This had worsened PDP crisis as Wike fratenised with leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The crisis between the duo was said to have delayed Atiku’s composition of his campaign organisation.

However, the PDP BoT met over the issue between Atiku and Wike and resolved to reconcile both men.

After the Wednesday meeting of the BoT, Senator Abdul Ningi, acting secretary of the committee, told journalists that the members of the board would resolve the impasse and enable the party to present a common front during the coming elections.

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