Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and his counterparts from Delta and Bayelsa States Senator Duoye Diri and Senator Ifeanyi Okowa met for more than three hours on Tuesday to strategize and secure victory of the Popular Democratic Party in this year’s presidential elections.

Leaving the meeting held at the Delta State Governor’s residence in Owa Alero, Delta State, Governor Obaseki said the meeting was to congratulate the party’s vice-presidential candidate and wish him well in the election.

“It’s a new year. Let’s make it easy as a family to wish each other well and pray that the new year brings good news to the party. We are here today to visit our brother, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor and candidate for Vice President of the Popular Democratic Party in the 2023 presidential elections.

“We wish him the best in this election year and by the grace of God he will be the next Vice President of Nigeria. We pray to Almighty God that our dreams come true in this 2023.”

Governor Diri, who spoke about the position of the G-5 governors, said the party does not rule out discussing with them to persuade them to come back and support and work for the victory of the party’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

“We want a united PDP and every time we meet, we focus and discuss unity. We do not rule out talking to our brothers even today, we have also discussed the possibility of talking with them to return to our party.

“We call on our brother governors to be part of their own party and work in unity with everyone else. We still want our brother governors to come back so we can visit them the same way we visited our brother Governor Okowa who by the grace of God will be the vice president of Nigeria,” Diri added.

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