The Nation reports that the 17 governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who visited Governor Nyesom Wike have spoken on why the went to see him on the visit.
The governors who visited Wike in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday night said they are in search of a solution to the crisis rocking party.
It was gathered that the meeting between the candidates and Wike held behind closed doors at the Governor’s country home in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area and lasted for about two hours.
Wike was said to have insisted that they were not in any position to resolve the crisis and sent them back to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.
But speaking on their behalf, the Kaduna Governorship candidate of the party, Isa Muhammed, said having heard from the Presidential Candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, they decided to listen to Wike.
Muhammed, who described their deliberations with Wike as fruitful, said they would table all the issues to the NWC to take a decision on the matters.
He said: “The talks were fruitful, open discussions with sincerity and we are home and dry. We discuss issues that border on the situation within the party and internal matter is not something you should look for details.
“We have discussed with the presidential candidate and we are here with our brother and friend and issues that border on what is happening have been sorted out.
“The issues have been resolved as far as I am concerned because we have heard from both sides. And we are going to meet with the National Working Committee to take a decision”.