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General News of Friday, 23 September 2022


Breaking: Rivers PDP Chairman endorses Tinubu?

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Joe Igbokwe claimed on Thursday, September 22, that the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers, Amb. Desmond Akawor, has said that he will support the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2023.

According to a Facebook post shared by Igbokwe on Thursday, Akawor said his decision to endorse Tinubu's presidential bid is the need for the presidency to
come to the south.

Suspense, uncertainty as Wike holds crucial meeting with PDP chieftains

Recall that Wike, on Thursday, September 22, summoned a stakeholders and leaders meeting in the state.

A source who spoke with journalists disclosed that Wike was expected to brief stakeholders, leaders, and chieftains of the PDP in the state on happenings at the national level, one of which is the decision of some bigwigs to dump Atiku Abubakar's campaign council.

Atiku's presidential ambition Another issue expected to be discussed is whether or not Wike will support Atiku's presidential ambition since he and some others have pulled out of the said council.

Those invited to the meeting are party leaders, members of the state executive council, the party’s local government chairmen, and a few other selected party members.

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