The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has paid a visit to Niger State as part of his extensive consultations in preparation for his aspiration to run for President in 2023.
Wike was accompanied by some of his colleagues, including the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, and former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, as he paid a visit to a former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna on Monday, April 04, 2022.
The group met with Abdulsalami in a closed-door setting, and when asked what they had come for after the meeting, they declined to answer.
According to Governor Ikpeazu, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, they were in Minna to discuss with the former military head of state about the state of the nation, the security situation, and the economic development of the country. Ikpeazu also said that they came to commend him for the support and fatherly role he played in the country.
“I have come with my colleagues, the Governors of Enugu, Oyo, Rivers, and some members of the National Assembly to consult with the former Head of State and President and discuss national issues and the problems affecting our country.”