G-5 Governors, Integrity Group Meeting ends in Lagos

G-5 Governors, Integrity Group Meeting Ends in Lagos without backing for Candidate G-5 Governors at a recent meeting in Enugu

The Peoples Democratic Party’s G-5 group of Governors have ended their meeting with some former Governors and Leaders of the party in Lagos with the decision on where the group stands on the 2023 Election still to be made.

Former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, who briefed newsmen after the meeting said no decision has been made yet on who the group now known as the Integrity Group will support in the 2023 Presidential has been made yet.

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TVC News’s Senior Political Correspondent, Ayodele Ozugbakun, who covered the meeting reports that With just about 96 days to the 2023 presidential election, the G5 governors within the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have failed to reach a decision on who to support for the poll.

He adds that this signifies that the crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party, PDP is far from over.

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Some stakeholders within the PDP, known as the integrity group, who have not shown any sign of letting peace reign, despite several interventions by party leaders met behind closed doors at the Southern Sun Hotel on Lagos Island.

The G5 group, led by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike moved from the Rivers State PDP campaign flag-off in Port Harcourt to Lagos for the meeting.

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They were accompanied by former Governors of Ondo, Ekiti, Cross River and Plateau States.

The meeting lasted for about 3 hours, they failed to reach a decision on the next line of action and declaration of who to support as a Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

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The former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang briefed newsmen after the deliberation.

Keen political watchers stress that action of the integrity group might affect the fortune of the opposition party in the coming elections.

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The G-5 Group of Governors have been at loggerheads with the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Chairman, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Dr Iyorchia Ayu over what they said was lack of transparency, integrity and failed promises.

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The issues came to a head following the intrigues before, during and after the Presidential Primary of the Peoples Democratic Party earlier in the year.

 

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