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Atiku Abubakar To Meet Chief Obasanjo Today

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar will be visiting his erstwhile principal, President Olusegun Obasanjo today, Naija News understands.

The visit to Obasanjo would be the first time the former president would meet with his former deputy since the later emerged as presidential candidate of the PDP.

The two men had an on-again-off-again relationship since the two fell out towards the end of the Obasanjo presidency when the former president allegedly mounted schemes to block Atiku from succeeding him as president.

Atiku had on his part actively played a role in stopping the third term agenda reportedly schemed by Obasanjo.

Though Chief Obasanjo had in the past vowed not to ever support Atiku’s long nurtured presidential aspiration, there is expectation that the former president may unbend upon his even more harsh assessment of the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari.

Today’s meeting between the two men, Vanguard gathered was packaged by Afenifere leaders who had on Tuesday visited Dr. Obasanjo ahead of the visit.

Naija News recalls Atiku in his acceptance speech after emerging the PDP presidential candidate, thanked Obasanjo for giving him the platform to build and exhibit his leadership abilities.



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