Governor Nyesom Wike’s team reportedly pulled out of the campaign Council of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Here is the list of senior PDP Chieftains from 13 states who have pulled out of Atiku’s campaign council.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Ex Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang

Ex Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose

Former Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko

Former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke

Bode George of Lagos

Jerry Gana Niger State

Dan Orbih from Edo and a host of others.

This came following a meeting early on Wednesday morning in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

The Punch gathered 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 the government who does not want his name mentioned confirmed the story to the newspaper on Wednesday.


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