Atiku Presidential Bid in Trouble? Powerful PDP Chieftains Including Governors Mull Alliance Against Him
- Bukola Saraki says all the PDP presidential hopefuls from the North are ready for a consensus candidate during the party’s primaries
- The former Senate president made this known when he paid a consultative visit to Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state
- During the visit, Bukola Saraki described the All Progressives Congress as a party that has almost collapsed completely
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, former Senate President Bukola Saraki and two governors of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are currently working on an alliance ahead of the party’s primary.
This was disclosed by Saraki disclosed when he and Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state paid a consultative visit to Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state. Three of them are in the presidential race, Premium Times reports.
Saraki said they found it necessary as stakeholders of the party to meet, brainstorm and see how things could best work out among them.
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“In doing so, we met and discussed that for 2023 ahead of us, the unity and stability of the country and the growth of the country is more important than individual ambitions.
“We also met to strive for the need for us to work together. We believe that the three of us are working together harmoniously, committed and with a lot of energy, there will be great hope for this country going ahead.
“We appreciate that the three of us have shown aspiration to lead this country, but we also come to realise that we are all capable, competent and fit to lead this country.
“At the end of the day, it is only one person that will lead this country in 2023; and we also resolved that we are going to work closely to ensure that we come out with a way that consensus arrangement would come among the three of us on how to go forward into leading this country.”
Going further, he explained that the three of them would also meet with former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to brief him about the discussions they had during the meeting in Bauchi.
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