2 days after PDP primary victory, Atiku meets with Wike as Fayose, others move to unite party

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has met with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Abuja.

Atiku defeated Wike at the party’s presidential primary on Saturday night.

Atiku secured the votes of 371 delegates while his closest rival (Wike), polled 237 votes.

Wike yet to congratulate Atiku despite pledging to support PDP primary winner.

The Monday meeting was to reconcile the party chieftains and give the PDP a robust outing in the 2023 presidential election against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), reports say.

The meeting was also attended by former Ekiti State Governor and PDP presidential aspirant, Ayodele Fayose, amongst other PDP chieftains.

Before the PDP primaries, Wike repeatedly promised to support whoever emerged the party’s flagbearer.

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