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Wike, Fubara meet amid Rivers political crisis 

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Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike are have now met in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Wike and the Governor met in the Villa at the ongoing National Police Council meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu.

Wike was seen exchanging handshake with Fubara whom it was alleged would be impeached by Wike’s loyalists should the current fight between the duo continues.

Other state governors seen and headed to attend the closed-door event are Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Dapo Abiodun- (Ogun), Ahmadu Fintiri (Adamawa), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), ABDULLAHI Abba (Kano), Bassey Ottu (Cross River).

Before they went into a closed door, some of the governors including Wike and the National Security Adviser (NSA) Nuhu Ribadu got engaged in brief discussions.

Wike later had a handshake with the Rivers governor.

Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has been in crisis since Monday following the commencement of the impeachment proceedings against the state governor by the House of Assembly.

It has been alleged that Wike was behind the move to sack the governor. As at press time, the FCT minister has not reacted to the allegation that he is behind the ongoing political crisis in the state.

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