The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi and his counterpart in Cross River State, Ben Ayade, on Wednesday night held a closed-door meeting with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu was also in the meeting.
Naija News had earlier reported that the meeting was held at Governor Wike’s Rumueprikon country home, Obio-Akpor Local Government Area, Port Harcourt.
Governor Wike and his counterparts, after the meeting, failed to reveal the details of their meeting ahead of the 2023 general elections.
However, a close ally of Governor Wike in a chat with Vanguard on Thursday said, “They (visitors and host) apparently had no need to disclose their motives.
“Be at as it may, the meeting was all about negotiating mutual interest for the 2023 elections, particularly for the presidential elections.
“They want to see how they can campaign and vote for a common presidential candidate. Nothing more, nothing less.”
Governor Wike and his allies had stood their ground not to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar over injustice in the party.
The PDP Governors who are called the G-5 had condemned northern dominance in key positions in the party and had called for the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu.