The Camp of Governor Nyesom Wike has Officially Announced its Withdrawal From Participating in the Presidential Campaign of PDP for the 2023 Elections. 

News - by RadioNow / Sep. 21st, 2022

The camp of Governor Nyesom Wike in the Party has officially announced its withdrawal from participating in the presidential campaign of the party for the 2023 elections. 

The group made its position known after a long meeting which started at about 7 pm last night and ended by past 2 am this morning at the private residence of Mr. Wike in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. 

Members of the group said none of them will participate in whatever capacity in the campaign council unless the National Chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, resigns for a southern candidate. 

Some members of the group were recently appointed as leaders and members of the campaign council for the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. 

Present at this defining gathering at Wike’s residence in Port Harcourt includes Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; former Governors Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti, Donald Duke of Cross River, Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, and Jonah Jang of Plateau, former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke. 

 Others at the meeting are elder statesmen, Olabode George, and Jerry Gana; South-South Chairman of the PDP, Dan Orbih; former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche; Senator Suleiman Nazif, Nnenna Ukeje, among several others. 

 The decision of the Rivers governor’s camp comes some days before September 28, the official date for candidates to kick off the campaign as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission. 

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