A Committee have been set up by the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in an effort to reconcile the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the party’s 2023 Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Former lawmaker, Senator Abdul Ningi, while briefing journalists at the end of the BoT meeting in Abuja, said the committee is expected to interface between the warring camps, as well as reconcile other conflicts that are taking place in the party across the country.
According to him; “We have set up in this meeting, committee of the BoT to be able to interface between warring factions, particularly the acrimony that is taking place between the presidential candidate and Governor Wike.
“The committee is the committee of the whole, that means every other BoT member is a member of the committee. I cannot tell you the grievances and the time frame,” he said.
On whether the call for the resignation of the PDP National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu was discussed at the BoT meeting, Ningi said: “we have not even discussed any issue of anybody stepping down. What we discussed is what I told you”.
Recall that Atiku and Wike’s camp have been in a cold war since the party’s primaries and the unveiling of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa as the presidential candidate’s running mate.