Ex-Vice President visits Governor Fayose in Ekiti
Fayose led some PDP leaders in Ekiti to welcome Abubakakar in Akure after which they all drove to Ekiti, where the meeting took place.
Fayose received the former APC stalwart's plane touched down at Akure airport in Ondo state on Wednesday morning, January 24, 2018.
TheCable reports that Fayose led some PDP leaders in Ekiti to welcome Abubakakar in Akure after which they all drove to Ekiti, where the meeting took place.
Why Atiku visited Fayose in Ekiti
Atiku has said he chose to visit Ekiti because of Fayose’s role as an opposition leader and chairman of the PDP governors’ forum.
“Since my return to PDP, this is the first state I am visiting to consult with leadership and party members.
“Governor Fayose and I had struck a relationship during his first tenure and I respect him for this,” he said.
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Atiku further said Fayose’s popularity in Ekiti and Nigeria as a whole was not in doubt judging from his current and past political exploits.
I'm not seeking support ahead of my campaign - Atiku
The former Vice President has said he was not in Ekiti to campaign ahead of the 2019 elections. Atiku also said he was in the state to consult with party leaders on the way forward.
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