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PDP govs to meet Wike over Rivers crisis

PDP govs to meet Wike over Rivers crisis


Governors under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party are expected to meet with former Rivers State Governor and current Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday.

The PUNCH has reported that the attempt by 24 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly to impeach the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, caused unrest in the state on Monday.

This led to the governor’s supporters protesting at the assembly complex in opposition to the impeachment plot.

The PDP Governors’ Forum, led by Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, released a statement after their meeting at the Oyo State Lodge in Abuja on Tuesday. They praised President Bola Tinubu for his involvement in resolving the political crisis.

The forum also in a statement by its Director-General, Cyril Maduabum, on Wednesday, disclosed that the decision to visit Wike was reached at the forum’s meeting on Tuesday

The statement read in part ” The Chairman of the Forum, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, hereby requests member Governors to converge at his residence, No 1 Miriam Aloma Muktar Street, Asokoro, opposite Rivers State Governors Lodge at 10.45 am to accompany him for the visit.”

The visit is slated to hold in the FCT Minister’s office, by 11am.

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