As Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, launches his 2023 presidential campaign in Oyo state on Thursday, it appears that the alliance between the party’s G-5 governors has broken down. Oyo state governor Engr. Seyi Makinde has agreed to attend.
Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Samuel Ortom of Benue, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu are the leaders of the G-5 group.
According to a former minister and close ally of Makinde, after a series of reconciliation meetings, Makinde, the only governor of the G-5 running for re-election, has promised to cooperate with Atiku in order to