Party Crisis: Saraki, David Mark, others asked Gov Wike to reconcile with Secondus
Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held a 3 hours talk with Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt, over party Crisis.
The PDP leaders who were determine to restore peace and tranquillity to the party also told the governor to withdraw suits filed in Rivers state According to them, the party needs a united force and dedication of the members to be victorious in the next general election.
It was gathered that the former Senate president, David Mark and some leaders of the PDP also asked Governor Wike to reconcile with Secondus.
The members of the delegation are a former minister of foreign affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi: ex-national chairman, chief Okwesilieze Nwodo; another former national chairman, Haliru Mohammed; Senator Enyinaya Abaribe and a former minister of women affairs, Hajiya Inna Ciroma.
The members tabled a three-point agenda, including asking him to prevail on Rivers PDP members to withdraw the court case which led to the suspension of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman, seeking his opinion on how to move the party forward and reconciliation with Secondus. According to the report, a top source said the panel members arrived at the Government House at about 2.30 pm.
According to report, the panel may meet with Secondus before Friday, September 3, as the members of the panel reportedly returned to Abuja after the meeting. ThisDay also reports that the committee wanted both Secondus and Wike to withdraw all suits before the Degema high court, Calabar high court and Kebbi high court and allow the return to the status quo, a source explained.
Wike was said to have told the committee members that he would have preferred the matter to be resolved at the Supreme Court, the way the apex court did when Senator Ali Sheriff claimed to be the national chairman of PDP in 2017.