Defection: Details of Peter Obi’s meeting with Wike emerge

The former Governor of Anambra state and presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has revealed the reason for his visit to the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike.

Openlife.ng had earlier reported that Peter Obi, met with Wike on Wednesday, June 22, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state.

Speaking about the visit, Peter Obi via his verified Twitter page on Wednesday, disclosed that he visited Port Harcourt to confer with the governor about vital issues of national interest.

The two politicians were seen shaking hands in front of Governor Wike’s residence in pictures online.

Wike was spotted in white, while his guest, Obi wore a blue senator material.

Meanwhile Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed, and the national vice chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, met with Nyesom Wike, at his private residence in Port Harcourt.

The special assistant to the governor on media, Kelvin Ebiri, confirmed the meeting in Port Harcourt. He, however, did not state the reasons for the meeting which is holding behind closed-door.

Defection: Wike, Peter Obi In Closed Door Meeting (PHOTOS)

The meeting lasted for a few hours in the personal residence of the Rivers state capital.

Wike is widely rumoured to be plotting an exit from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following his loss at the party primaries and not emerging the running mate to Atiku Abubakar, the party’s 2023 presidential flag-bearer.

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