Two leading antagonists from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have failed to turn up for a strategic meeting with the Federal Government.

The two - Governors Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti and Nyesom Wike of Rivers boycotted a meeting of the National Economic Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday.

The meeting was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

The meeting is being attended by state governors and ministers who are members of the council.

The governors, it was learnt, will also meet briefly with President Muhammadu Buhari after the NEC meeting.