This stance, he maintained, is because of the conviction that every critical stakeholders in the party needs to be on board to ensure electoral victory for the party in 2023.
Governor Wike spoke in Bauchi when he led the PDP integrity governors on a solidarity visit to the Bauchi State governor, senator Bala Mohammed on Wednesday.
“I have stated severally that we are here for reconciliation. We have never closed the door for reconciliation. We have never closed the door and we will not close the door. All we are saying is that there should be equity, justice and fairness. That is the hallmark of what PDP stands for, equity, justice and fairness.” – he said.
On the team of the integrity governors were governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and the governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Governor Wike declared that because the PDP integrity governors are the pillars of the party, they have kept their doors open and are ready for genuine reconciliation.
“All we are saying is that let the right thing be done. When the right thing is done, the whole country will know that election is over. This G-5 that you are seeing, we are the bedrock of the party. So, we can’t close the door for reconciliation. We are open for reconciliation any day, anytime.” – he said.
Governor Wike also explained the reason for the solidarity visit to the Bauchi State governor and said it is to ascertain how he was putting up with the challenges of his re-election for his second term.
“Our main motive of coming here is to give solidarity to our brother, the governor of Bauchi state, senator Bala Mohammed. And all we have discussed is to see how by the grace of God, being a gift to the people of Bauchi, he will win his election come 2023. So, all our discussion had to centre about his election and we are out to give him all the necessary support as our friend, our brother in the same political family.” – Wike said.
Governor Wike explained that the visit became necessary because whatever affects the Bauchi State governor will impact on them as well.
“By the grace of God, know he has done well in Bauchi and the people of Bauchi State will still vote for him to come back for a second tenure.” – he said.
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