12th April, 2022
Gov. Nyesome Wike of Rivers State, who is also a presidential hopeful, visited Gov. Babagana Zulum in Borno on Monday.
Speaking during the meeting, Zulum urged presidential aspirants for the 2023 election to always consider the unity and peace of Nigeria as paramount in their aspirations.
He said aspirants needed to work towards uniting Nigerians and deepening democracy in the country irrespective of party affiliation.
He lauded Wike for his concern for the people of Borno during its trying moments, adding that the people of Borno were grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for addressing the security situation in the zone.
Earlier, Wike said his visit to the governor was a prelude to addressing PDP members in the state on his presidential aspiration under the party.
Wike lauded Zulum for the development in Borno, particularly the cleanliness of Maiduguri city and urged him to sustain the tempo.
He also lauded the improvement in the security situation in the state.
“I am happy with you, I commend your work, I have seen the cleanliness of the state,” Wike said.
Wike, who also spoke to newsmen on his mission in Maiduguri, said that based on his consultations with delegates so far across Nigeria, he was confident of getting PDP’s ticket.