Breaking: Atiku, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting ahead of 2019 elections

Breaking: Atiku, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting ahead of 2019 elections

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has arrived the Abeokuta home of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Obasanjo had vowed not to support Abubakar who was his vice president when he (Obasanjo) governed Nigeria between 1999 and 2007.

Premium Times reports that the former vice president arrived the home of Obasanjo at about 1:12 p.m and was accompanied on the visit by Uche Secondus, the PDP national chairman and Gbenga Daniel, director general of the Atiku campaign organisation.

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They went into a closed-door meeting with Mr Obasanjo immediately. had reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar will visit his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday, October 11.

Atiku was Obasanjo's vice president for 8 years while the latter presided over the country between 1999-2007.

The visit to Obasanjo would be the first time the former president would meet with his former deputy since the latter emerged as presidential candidate of the PDP.

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Though Obasanjo had in the past vowed not to ever support Atiku’s long nurtured presidential aspiration, there is expectation that the former president may unbend upon his even more harsh assessment of the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari.

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