Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said yesterday he is not defecting to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). There were speculations at the weekend that the former vice president would leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his bid for a presidential ticket. Atiku returned to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) this year.
Atiku left the PDP in 2007 to contest for President on the ticket of the Action Congress (AC). He contested and lost the bid for the APC ticket in 2014 having been defeated by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement by his Media office yesterday described the report as a malicious attempt to confuse the public about Atiku’s aspiration. Read more