BREAKING: Ameachi, Sylva reconcile ahead of 2023

The subtle political rivalry between the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of State, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva been laid to rest following a meeting with the national leadership of the party.

Both ministers had separately arrived the national secretariat of the party at about 2pm and met with the Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the party, Gov. Mai Mala Buni.

The two of them who were one time governors of Rivers and Bayesla States disclosed this development to newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

The Minister of Transport who earlier arrived at the party Secretariat around 1:15 pm left after few minutes only to return with the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee to join the Minister of State for Petroleum at about 2pm for the closed door meeting that last almost an hour.

The political differences between the two South-South leaders in recent past have had a toll on the party’s fortune in the region.

Speaking with newsmen after the closed door meeting, Ameachi who was accompanied by the former governor Sylva, said both of them ave agreed to work together to reposition the party in the South-South geo-political zone of the country.

He said: “We have agreed that both of us will work together.”

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