The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and four other Governors under the G-5 (Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Samuel Ortom, Okezie Ikpeazu, and Seyi Makinde of Enugu, Benue, Abia, and Oyo States respectively) on Thursday boycotted the reception organized for new and returning Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors.
The Rivers State Governor-elect, Simi Fubara was also absent at the event.
The aggrieved governors who allegedly worked against the party during the presidential election also did not send representatives to the meeting.
The former Vice President and PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar who was present at the event. urged party leaders and stakeholders to reflect on current challenges and develop strategies to help the PDP regain its dominant position.
Atiku made this call on Thursday in Abuja at a reception for returning and newly elected governors from the party.