Nyesom Wike and Bukola Saraki Join Forces in PDP Power Play

Wike’s Strategic Move in the PDP

Reports suggest that Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), is making strategic moves to solidify his position within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

His latest move involves aligning with former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to enhance his influence within the party.

The Notable Meeting in Abuja

A viral video surfaced, capturing a moment in which Nyesom Wike was seen preparing a meal in his kitchen while hosting the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at his residence in Abuja.

This meeting has raised eyebrows and generated political discussions.

Past Rivalry and Political History

It’s worth noting that both Saraki and Wike were contenders in the PDP presidential primary. However, they both lost to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Despite their past rivalry, Saraki was appointed to the PDP/Atiku’s campaign team,

while Wike and his group of G5 governors appeared to work against the interests of Atiku and the PDP in the 2023 presidential election.

Wike’s Group’s Determination to Stay in the PDP

Sources reveal that Nyesom Wike’s group is committed to remaining within the PDP and is determined to maintain its influence within the party.

As a result, they are exploring various strategies to achieve this goal.

Saraki’s Reconciliation Role and Its Significance

The meeting between Wike and Saraki is seen as a crucial step in this strategy.

It is believed that Wike’s group aims to align with influential figures who can shape the party’s future leadership.

Saraki, known for his reconciliation skills and ability to bridge gaps, is seen as a valuable asset in this endeavor.

More Support for Saraki Expected According to sources, this meeting is just the beginning of the Wike group’s efforts.

They plan to garner support for Saraki from more governors and senators within their group. Many have reportedly already shown interest in supporting Saraki’s political ambitions.

Clarification on Saraki’s Ambitions

While there is speculation about Bukola Saraki’s interest in chairing the party, sources suggest that he has not yet made a final decision regarding this role.

The Importance of Reconciliation and Trust

Saraki is recognized as a reconciliator and a neutral figure with the capacity and resources to rebuild the party.

His involvement in PDP affairs is seen as crucial for the party’s unity and progress.

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