A committee constituted by the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to explore grounds for reconciliation have met in Port Harcourt the capital of Rivers state on Friday.
The two parties representing Atiku and Wike. The delegation of the Wike’s camp was led by former Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, while that of Atiku was led by Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri.
Others present at the meeting include, former governors Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State and his counterpart in Cross River, Donald Duke; former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Bello Adoke and former PDP governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN).
Speaking after the meeting, Fintiri said, “…at the end of the day we will broker peace and unify the party and Nigerians.
But, a top-placed source disclosed under condition of anonymity that there is still wrangling.
“They met and are to meet again. They have started the reconciliation process and hope to unite the party and unite the nation. That is the official position,” the source said.
It was gathered that unofficially, there is no agreement on the main issue , which is the resignation of Iyorchia Ayu.