While Governor Nyesom Wike is away in Europe, Atiku Abubakar is making underground moves to better his lot in the 2023 presidential election by reaching out to Wike’s men.
However, it can be noted that whatever the outcome is, the Rivers governor seems to have nothing to lose.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seems to be on a mission to get more chieftains of the opposition platform on his side ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The PDP has witnessed a sharp divide between the camps of Governor Nyesom Wike and that of the former Atiku over calls for the resignation of Iyorchia Ayu, the national chairman.
While some bigwigs in the party of southern and even northern extractions are sympathetic to Wike’s cause, others lean towards Atiku.
However, it was informed by sources that the former vice president is now reaching out to Wike’s strong men to get them on his side of the divide.
There are some internal processes that have been activated to ensure that those people (Wike’s allies) are properly aligned with the dictates of the party which is to ensure that the party wins in 2023, which in fairness to those people, they are not averse to except for Wike.