NewsPeter Obi Meets Atiku, Lamido In Abuja

Peter Obi Meets Atiku, Lamido In Abuja

May 13, (THEWILL) – Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 General elections, Peter Obi, has met with his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President Bukola Saraki, and former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido.

According to THEWILL’s findings, the former Anambra governor, met Atiku at his Abuja residence on Monday morning.

Confirming the development  on his official X handle, the former vice president, wrote: “It was my honour and privilege to host @PeterObi today”.

THEWILL recalls that Obi who was Atiku’s running mate in the 2019 presidential election, dumped the PDP for the  LP in the build-up to the last general elections.

Atiku and Peter obi

While lthe atest reunion has raised speculation of a formidable opposition ahead of the 2027 presidential election,  a statement issued by Yunusa Tanko, Spokesman for Peter Obi Media Outreach, said Obi used the visit to express commitment to the peace and progress of the nation.

“His abiding devotion is to the emergence of a Nigeria that works for all its peoples and where the people are quickly pulled out of poverty.

“Worried about the state of the nation and the increasing uncertainty in the living conditions of the poor and underprivileged, Obi in Abuja on Monday visited some top Nigerians, among whom are Former Vice President, and PDP Presidential Candidate in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, the Former Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and the Former Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule Lamido.

“At the centre of discussion during each of these visits was the state of the nation and how to reduce the suffering of all Nigerians irrespective of class and location.

“In particular, the desperate condition of the downtrodden in our midst was highlighted.

“Of particular interest and emphasis in these discussions was the worrisome situation in the Northern parts of the country”, the statement clarified. 

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