Presidential candidate of the labour party today visited rivers state governor in porthercourt as the frontrunner presidential candidate continues engaging nigerians from across the country to push his bid for a change in the nigeria political system.
This is the second time the due is meeting, the first time being in london where the former nigerian president mr olusegun obasanjo was also in attendance.
It was gathered that Obi held a discussion with the Rivers strongman behind closed doors at Wike’s country home in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the state capital.
Though details of their discussions were not disclosed, it was gathered that the duo held talks on the forthcoming presidential election.
Obi, who has been shopping for supports across the country, was said to be particularly interested in getting Wike to queue behind him to boost his chances in the South south.
The Labour Party candidate was said to have reasoned that the recent development in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could sway Wike’s support to his favour
Since he declared his presidential interest, Obi had visited Wike three times in Rivers to plead for his support.
The Labour Party candidate, accompanied by former President Olusegun Obasanjo also paid Wike and his team a visit in London to plead for their support.
A source, who spoke in confidence, confirmed that Obi held a closed-door discussion with Wike at the governor’s country home.
“Peter Obi was with the governor at his country home. As usual they met behind closed doors,” he said.