PDP Crisis: On Port Harcourt Accord We Stand-G5 Governors
The Peoples Democratic Party G5 governors led by the Rivers state helmsman, Nyesom Wike has reiterated their stand on the ongoing reconciliation in the Party.
Addressing the media after its meeting in Lagos on Sunday, former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang who read the resolution of the group said the party has reviewed its stand and decided to stand on the decision the group took at the Port Harcourt meeting last week.
He said; “ we decided on the decision we took at the Port Harcourt that the window to reconcile with our great party is still open.”
Briefing newsmen earlier before the closed door session, Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde who rechristened the G5 group as ‘The Integrity Group’ said the governors are the faces of the struggle, while the elders and leaders are solidly behind them.
Those present at the Lagos meeting include the Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike ; Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu; Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom; Enugu State Governor, ; Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi ; Senator Olaka Nwogu; Senator MAO Ohuanbuwa; Hon. Nnena Ukeje; Senator Nasir Suleiman; Senator Sandy Onor ; Malam Mohammed Adoke; Olusegun Mimiko; Ayo Fayose; Donald Duke and former deputy national chairman ( South) Chief Bode George.
Others were; Deputy National Chairman (South) of the PDP, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja; National Vice Chairman ( South – South), Chief Dan Orbih and former PDP gubernatorial aspirant in Osun State, Omoba Dotun Babayemi .
It will be recalled that the G5 governors have insisted that the national chairman of the PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu must stepped down for a southern candidate, otherwise the group would not support its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar.