APC deceived ex-VP Atiku Abubakar - PDP

APC deceived ex-VP Atiku Abubakar - PDP

Nigerian former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a leading ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party on Friday, he said in a statement, a blow to government unity ahead of elections in early 2019.

Leadership said the Nigeria Police have concluded plans to open the Nigerian Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) and the Nigeria Police Emergency Response (NPER) in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory on January 30, 2018.

" So President Buhari is also feeling that automatic ticket for him is not right". I've said it times without number, that President needs to consolidate on his achievements because most parts of President because the President is very popular.

"...we are confident that the way to preserve our party and preserve and advance the interest of Nigeria is for Mr. President to run for a second term".

Also a former governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Dr Adegbola Dominic, in his reaction, described Atiku' resignation from APC as a plus for PDP if he decides eventually to join the party to contest the 2019 presidential poll on the party platform.




Kalu wished former Vice President Atiku Abubakar well on his future endeavours following his decision to leave APC.

There was no immediate comment from the APC but the PDP said it received news of the resignation "with joy".

The PDP national publicity secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, told newsmen at a press conference yesterday in Abuja that the plot was aimed at creating division and rubbishing the party. "So if he is joining the PDP at the end of the day, it will be a plus for us", he said.

"But... the party we put in place has failed and continues to fail our people", Atiku lamented.

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