Just in: Atiku, 41 political parties meet in Abuja, strategise ahead of 2019

Just in: Atiku, 41 political parties meet in Abuja, strategise ahead of 2019

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as the leadership of the campaign council are reportedly in an emergency meeting with members of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).

Channels Television reports that the meeting is holding at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja and is meant strategise ahead of the 2019 general elections.

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The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who spoke with the group, reportedly asked them to remain resolute and take a position with INEC on the 2018 electoral bill.

Saraki urged the political parties to add their voices and demand that the APC conduct a free, fair and credible election in 2019.

The meeting comes about 28 hours after the CUPP reportedly endorsed Atiku ahead of the 2019 election.

On Wednesday, December 5, the CUPP had asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act amendment bill..

Ikenga Ugochinyere, the CUPP’s spokesperson, claimed that continued refusal of President Buhari to sign the bill into law was planned to derail the 2019 elections through rigging.

Legit.ng earlier reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) recently described Atiku Abubakar, as leading “a gang of selfish and mercantile politicians.”

The APC also says Atiku and his political allies cannot withstand the credentials of its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying steps taken by the ruling party since 2015 had ended in failure.

Atiku made the declaration during the PDP’s north central zonal presidential campaign rally which held in Ilorin, Kwara state, on Wednesday, December 5.

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