2023: Governor Nyesom Wike paid a visit to General Ibrahim Babangida, a former military president, and General Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former head of state.
On Monday, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike paid a visit to General Ibrahim Babangida, a former military president, and General Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former head of state.
Seyi Makinde, Okezie Ikpeazu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, and former Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State were among the governors that accompanied the presidential candidate.
Remember that during his visit to Benue State, Wike expressed his ambition to run for president in 2023.
Governor Ikpeazu, the Deputy Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, told reporters after the meeting that the team was in Minna to confer with the former President ahead of the 2023 election.
He said, “I have come with my colleagues, the Governor of Rivers, Governor of Enugu, Governor of Oyo, some members of the National Assembly and other stakeholders
“First, to consult with the former Head of State and discuss national issues: economic development, security, and unity of our country.
“And also, to commend him for his support for the unity of this country. And the discussions went very well and we will advance it from there.”
Ikpeazu while speaking on the response IBB gave them, said the former military president expressed strong concerns about the need for younger Nigerians to be courageous in taking up the challenge of providing leadership to the country.
He called on the youths to take up the baton and rescue Nigeria.