The meeting of governors and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in South East zone of the country ended without any resolution regarding the nomination of former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi by the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, as his running mate.
The governors including, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, David Umahi and Okezie Ikpeazu of Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia respectively, met with National Assembly members and other party leaders at the residence of Deputy Senate President (DSP), Ike Ekweremadu in Enugu for more than one hour and ended up not rejecting or accepting Obi’s nomination.
Governor Umahi who spoke to journalists at the end of the meeting said that the leaders of the zone were not consulted before the said nomination.
Umahi, who is also the chairman of the South East Governors Forum, said that the Presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Abubakar will meet with South East leaders over the choice of his running mate.
Umahi said the stakeholders meeting of PDP extraction in South East was to brainstorm on the various news making the rounds in the social media concerning the purported choice of the former governor of Anambra state as Atiku running mate.