From JULIANA TAIWO-OBALONYE, Abuja
President Goodluck Jonathan last night held meeting with the governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but without the seven aggrieved governors: Alhaji Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Alhaji Abudfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Dr. Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano), Mr. Chibuike Amaechi (Rivers), Alhaji Sule Lamido (Jigawa) and Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), in a bid to find lasting solution to the crisis rocking the party which led to the emergence of splinter group.
This was after initial reports that the meeting had been cancelled.
The meeting which commenced at 9:15 pm, was held at the First Lady’s Conference Room in the State House, Abuja. State House correspondents were barred from the venue of the meeting.
In attendance at the meeting were National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, Political Adviser to President, Ahmed Gulak, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, Kaduna Governor, Mukhtar Ramallan Yero, Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, Abia Governor, T.A Orji, Cross River Governor, Sen Liyel Imoke, Bayelsa Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio, Gombe Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Kogi, Capt Idris Wada, Bauchi, Isa Yuguda.
The newly elected Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus was also at the meeting.