The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, October 31, called on the Rivers state governor, Siminalayi Fubara and his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, to resolve their dispute.
The NWC in a statement signed by the PDP’s spokesperson, Hon. Debo Ologunagba also urged all actors in the disagreement in Rivers State to sheathe their swords and allow for peaceful and amicable resolution of all the issues.
“The NWC urges all PDP members and supporters to be calm and assures that it has commenced processes, using the Party’s internal conflict resolution mechanisms to ensure that all matters and areas of disagreement are addressed,” Ologunagba stated.
He added that the NWC has also charged all leaders, critical stakeholders and members of the PDP in Rivers State to close ranks, unite and focus on the onerous task of governance and delivery of dividends of democracy to the people.
Meanwhile, the embattled governor of Rivers state, Fubara and his predecessor, Wike who is now the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are said to be meeting in Abuja.
Fubara and Wike are currently attending the meeting of the police council which is usually attended by the 36 state governors in Nigeria and the FCT minister.
Wike and Fubara shook hands before the commencement of the meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja despite the ongoing dispute between the two.