Yesterday, Governor of Ebonyi State Engineer David Umahi who lost the party ticket of the ruling party paid a visit to his Rivers State counterpart, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike who also lost his party ticket at the latter private residence in Port Harcourt.
Umahi arrived on what he called “a friendly and brotherly” visit at 9pm.
This visit makes it Umahi’s first meeting with Wike after the former dumped the PDP for the APC following an alleged dissatisfaction with the party.
Wike and Umahi both contested the primaries of their respective parties.
The point of the meeting is yet to be established as at the time of this report.
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