Wike visits PDP presidential flagbearer , Atiku
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday night paid a visit to the residence of Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Rivers State Governor visited the former vice president in company with some leaders of the PDP.
The PDP presidential flagbearer, Atiku shared photos from the visit on his social media pages, saying “It was a pleasure to receive His Excellency Nyesom Wike in the company of notable leaders and officials of our great party, the PDP, at my residence today.”
“I am proud of the promises that this spirit of camaraderie holds for our party as a united front that guarantees victory in the next election to rescue the country,” he said.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) June 1, 2022
As part of his earlier promise to visit the rivals he defeated at the recent PDP presidential primary, Atiku had on Monday paid a courtesy call on Wike who came second in the primary election alongside other aspirants.
Wike’s return of the visit may not be unconnected with PDP’s search for Atiku’s running mate.
The Rivers State Governor came second at the primary election with 237 votes while the winner, Atiku, polled 371 votes with the help of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, who had stepped down and asked his supporters to vote for the former vice president.