The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Friday paid a visit to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
HausaToday reports that this is not the first time the Labour Party’s presidential flagbearer will be visiting Wike who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Wike and Obi had also met on June 22, 2022.
Recall that the embargo placed on political campaigns by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was lifted on September 28th, 2022.
The closed-door meeting between Peter Obi and Wike on Friday lasted for a few hours at the governor’s private residence in Port Harcourt.
Sharing the pictures of the meeting on his Twitter handle on Friday, Wike wrote, “It was nice hosting my brother @PeterObi once again.”
Although details and outcome of the meeting were not known, the meeting was coming amid allegations and counter allegations of bribery within the PDP fold.
Meanwhile, Peter Obi also met with Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State ahead of the 2023 general elections.
In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Friday, the former Governor of Anambra State said he met with Makinde in Ibadan as part of his consultations to become the next President in 2023.
The LP Presidential candidate added that they both had very frank and constructive discussions.
He wrote: “I was at Ibadan, and I visited my brother and friend, HE Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State as part of my consultations ahead of the 2023 general elections.
“We had very frank and constructive discussions.”