G-5 governors hold talks with Tinubu in Aso Rock

The G-5 group of governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made up of four former and one serving governor, held talks with President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday night, October 17 at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock.

According to reports, the meeting with Tinubu was preceded by a meeting held at the Abuja residence of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT  Nyesom Wike.

The former Governors who attended the meeting were: Nyesom Wike, immediate past Rivers State Governor and now FCT minister, former Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, former Enugu State Governor,  Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, his  Abia State counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu and serving Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.

According to a report by Vanguard, a source privy to the meeting who pleaded anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the issue said, 

“The G-5 PDP Governors first met in Wike’s residence for a few hours before heading to the Villa to meet with the president.

“Exact details of what was discussed isn’t available to me at the moment,  but from discussions held during the initial meeting at Wike’s residence, it was all about finding accommodation for the former governors in the scheme of things and of course, how they can work together .”



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