Governor of Rivers country, Nyesom Wike, has apologised to leaders and presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for his anti-party outburst on Wednesday.
At the National Executive Committee (NEC) assembly of the party on Friday afternoon, Wike regretted his comments and assured party leaders he would glance his comments going forward.
“When we demanded apology from him, he apologised and the party has reconciled,” Okwesilieze Nwodo, a former chairman of the PDP who attended the NEC assembly disclosed.
Nwodo, a former Governor of Enugu State, said it was following Wike’s apology that the party went on to possess a “unanimous decision”, to disappear the party’s conference for election of presidential candidate to Port Harcourt, at the heart of Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger-Delta.
Wike sparked political tension amongst PDP leaders and presidential aspirants when he said on Wednesday that the presidential primaries must exhaust in Port-Harcourt, saying unequivocally that any opposite venue would price the PDP in next year’s presidential election.