Monday, July 15, 2024

2023: Rendezvous in London

Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Thursday, met with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in London.

Details of the meeting between the two PDP leaders were not disclosed but reports have it that the focus was on reconciliation and the need to move the party forward.

Those present at the meeting aside from Atiku and Wike, were Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, and their Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom.

Earlier on Thursday, the Wike team met with Olusegun Obasanjo and Peter Obi, Labour Party presidential candidate in London.

According to a reliable source, ”some power brokers are urging Obi to collapse his structure in support of Atiku, as that is the only way they to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023.”

Yusuf Mohammed
Yusuf Mohammed
Yusuf Mohammed, an experienced Nigerian journalist, writer and editor, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and International Relations from Al-Hikmah University. He cut his journalism teeth at Business Hallmark newspaper in 2013. From Business Hallmark, he moved to New Telegraph newspaper where he was an editorial staff from 2015 – 2017. In 2017, he joined The Next Edition as a pioneer staff and helped to take it to the summit of online platforms. He had a second spell at Business Hallmark in 2019 before establishing The Columnist Ng, a platform dedicated to publishing articles of renowned Nigerian writers. Mohammed's writings have been published in several Nigerian newspapers and magazines such as Daily Trust, Premium Times, The Cable and Newswatch. His tribute to the late football great, Diego Maradona was published in three magazines, including Air Peace in-flight Magazine in 2020.


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