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Peter Obi visits Wike, Makinde, amid PDP crisis


By Divine Nwakanma

The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, was on Friday hosted by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. He also visited Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.

Obi’s visit to Port Harcourt came barely 48 hours after the official kick-off of the 2023 election campaigns.

Obi had on June 22 2022, visited Wike in Port Harcourt. The closed-door meeting lasted for a few hours at the governor’s private residence in Port Harcourt.

The two politicians posed for pictures in front of Governor Wike’s residence with the governor sharing the pictures of the meeting on his Twitter handle with the words: “It was nice hosting my brother @PeterObi once again.”

Details and outcome of the meeting were not known. However, the meeting was coming amid allegations and counter allegations of bribery within the PDP fold.

Obi also shared pictures of his meeting with Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on his Facebook page. He wrote: “I was at Ibadan, and I visited my brother and friend, HE @seyiamakinde, the Governor of Oyo State as part of my consultations ahead of the 2023 general elections. We had very frank and constructive discussions.”

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