- Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP, has expressed optimism about taking back Nigeria from the ruling party
- The presidential hopeful disclosed that he held a closed-door meeting with Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state and chairman of the PDP presidential campaign council
- The former vice president, in a statement on Monday, revealed that the meeting was attended alongside his running mate and the PDP governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state
FCT, Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has held a closed-door meeting with Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state and the chairman of the Atiku/Okowa presidential campaign council.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Atiku on his verified Twitter handled on Monday, November 14, while expressing the hope of taking back the country from the ruling party.
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According to Atiku, the meeting was held on Sunday night, November 13, alongside his running mate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, at the Akwa Ibom governor's lodge in Abuja.
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Atiku also disclosed that the meeting was also attended by the governorship candidate of the PDP in Akwa Ibom.
The presidential hopeful expressed optimism about recovering the country with one Nigeria.
His statement reads:
"Last night, I held a crucial meeting alongside my running mate and Governor of Delta State, Dr. @IAOkowa, Chairman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, @MrUdomEmmanuel, and gubernatorial candidates of our great party, the PDP, at the Akwa Ibom Governor’s Lodge in Abuja. As ONE, We Shall Recover Nigeria."
See the tweet below:
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Legit.ng earlier reported that the former presidential aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has disclosed that the crisis in the PDP is not about the G5 governors and Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate.
Omokri maintained that the crisis is between the aggrieved governors and the party's national chairman (PDP).
According to Omokri, the crisis rocking the party will be solved constitutionally while expressing optimism that common ground would be founded between the governors and the party's leadership.