Governor Wike yesterday, had a closed-door meeting with some other politicians aspiring for the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, ticket in the 2023 elections.
It should be noted that the Governor had also declared interest in the presidential race.
It was learnt that he hosted the aspirants in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
It was gathered that some of the aspirants, who attended the closed-door meeting included Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, former Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, Governor of Sokoto State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, former Managing Director of FSB International Bank, Dr Mohammed Hayatu-Deen.
Speaking with newsmen after the meeting, Governor Wike said their major interest is to ensure that there is unity in the party and to make Nigerians happy through the coming elections.
According to Wike, PDP is set to develop formidable strategies that would enable the main opposition party gain victory in the 2023 presidential election.
He said, “Our interest is the unity of the party. Our interest is to make Nigerians happy by making sure that by 2023, PDP takes over the reins of government because Nigerians are patiently waiting.
“And I can assure you that we are going to work as a team to make Nigerians happy.”