Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that he will bow to the advice
of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, by holding talks
with his former boss, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, in pursuit of his
2019 political ambition.
Media Adviser, Mazi Paul Ibe, who made this disclosure, explained that
Atiku, a master of consensus building, would not discountenance the
importance of carrying everyone along.
He spoke in reaction to the advice given by former President, Goodluck Jonathan.
had in an interview, described Obasanjo as “the boss of bosses”. He had
advised the former Vice President to reconcile with Obasanjo, in order
realize his political ambition.
said: “His Excellency, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, is a
savvy politician, and he will not discountenance the importance of
carrying everybody along, in order to build a consensus.”
learnt that the move has unsettled the ruling All Progressives
Congress, APC, who are afraid that Atiku may buy Obasanjo over this time
on Sunday, the former number two citizen met with members of Adamawa
State PDP Executive at all levels, as well as the PDP State Chairmen
from the six States that made up the North-East.
He was also said to have met with the PDP National Vice Chairman in the North-East.
The Adamawa State PDP Secretary, Abdullahi Prambe, said: “The meetings have been fruitful.
“Our meetings with him (Atiku) have been fruitful, and from his body language, he will soon return to the PDP.”
“With Atiku, the party will carry more weight, and more people will come back.”