Five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, Godswill Akpabio, Sule Lamido, Seriake Dickson, Isa yuguda and Liyel Imoke, will be in Abeokuta this morning to find ways of appeasing former president Olusegun Obasanjo.
According to Nigeria’s Tribune Newspaper, four of the governors arrived Lagos last night around 11:00 pm. Sule Lamido is expected from Jigawa this morning.
The PDP governors arrived at the decision after an exhaustive assessment of the party’s chances in the 2015 presidential race. The meeting was held at the Akwa Ibom house in Abuja.
President Olusegun Obasanjo has of recent been openly attacking the person and performance of President Goodluck Jonathan, rating him below average in the performance index.While ex president Obasanjo appears to still be a PDP member almost all his loyalists have joined the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The presidency while countering him with a long list of achievements recorded by the Jonathan administration described the current president as the best ever in the country.
After leaving Abeokuta the governors will be in Minna the Niger State capital to confer with General Ibrahim Babangida.
The former military president who just returned from a medical trip abroad has been very quiet on the political scene.
The governors will be traveling in Akwa Ibom state’s private jet.