Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has held a closed-door meeting with some presidential aspirants jostling for the ticket on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
Those at the closed-door meeting, last Wednesday, which was held at the Government House in Port Harcourt, were governors of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed; Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal; former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the former Managing Director of FSB International Bank, Dr. Mohammed Hayatu-Deen.
Wike, who spoke to newsmen after the meeting, said their interest was to ensure that there was unity in the party.
He also expressed their interest in making Nigerians happy by developing a formidable strategy that would enable the PDP coast to victory in the 2023 presidential election.
“Our interest is the unity of the party. Our interest is to make Nigerians happy by making sure that by 2023, PDP takes over the reins of government because Nigerians are patiently waiting.
“And I can assure you that we are going to work as a team to make Nigerians happy”.
On his part, the leader of the delegation, Senator Bukola Saraki said their discussion was on identifying the best available way in ensuring that there was unity within the party and among the various presidential aspirants.
According to him, they were aware that Nigerians now look up to the PDP as the only option that would provide the needed direction for the country.
“We are here to have a discussion and we just finished talking about how the best way for us to reunite our party, bring unity among all those who are aspiring to lead this country under PDP.
“We all realise the importance of this; the PDP is the only option ready to redirect this country in the right direction and bring progress and provide a better future for our people”, he stated.