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London Meeting: Wike, Makinde, Ikpeazu, Ugwuanyi declare for Tinubu, Ortom insists on Obi

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The G-5 governors, including Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Seyi Makinde and Samuel Ortom of Oyo and Benue states respectively have decided to work for either Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, or the Labour Party’s candidate, Peter Obi.

It was learnt that the five governors met with Tinubu in London to finalise their deal but their choices varied.

A report by THISDAY sais, “Specifically, inside sources revealed that while Wike and Makinde had decided to work for the victory of Tinubu openly, Ortom reiterated his support for Obi.”

However, the paper said it learnt that Ikpeazu and Ugwuanyi agreed to work for the APC presidential candidate quietly for fear of repercussions in the South-East.

The source also disclosed that the Governor’s “Foreclosed working for the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.”

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