Breaking: Wike Group Pulls Out Of PDP Presidential Council
The crisis threatening to destroy the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened today, Wednesday, as Governor Nyesom Wike’s group reportedly pulled out of the campaign Council of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, the Punch reports.
The decision to pull out of the council, was reached in a meeting of the Wike group early on Wednesday morning in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The Punch reports “that members of the Rivers State Governor’s team vowed not to play any role in Atiku’s campaign ahead of the 2023 general elections.
“They insisted that the National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, must resign for them to rescind their decision.
“Wike had called for Ayu’s resignation following the outcome of the party’s presidential primary won by Atiku.
“A source in government who does not want his name mentioned confirmed this to our reporter on Wednesday.”