PDP welcomes Atiku’s return, urges others to do same

Wadata-plaza PDP Headquarters
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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has welcomed the return of the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to its fold on Sunday.

Mr. Abubakar took to facebook to announce that he is joining the PDP after resigning from the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, last week.

In a statement by its spokesperson, Dayo Adeyeye, late on sunday, PDP said ” we are indeed glad that he has realised the unbridled lies/deceit of his former Party, the All Progressive Congress, APC.

“The PDP remains his home; a house he was part of building and which he helped to nurture. We believe his return will add value in the process of rebuilding our Party to greater heights”.

The PDP described Mr. Abubakar’s decision to rejoin it as “another milestone recorded by the current leadership of our party in its quest to reconcile, rebuild and restructure the PDP ahead of the 2019 General Elections and beyond.

“We will continue to remain transparent and dedicated to the service of this party. Again, we want to use this opportunity to call on all our members that are still in the APC or other parties to return home. ‎

“We are equally extending our invitation to all those in the APC who are frustrated by the party’s failure to deliver the goods. Anyone who is desirous of a return to the era of abundance and freedom under the PDP administration is welcome. The umbrella is big enough to accommodate all.

“We enjoin our members nationwide to come together as one family, as we march to Eagle Square, Abuja on Saturday 9 – Sunday 10, December 2017 to elect our new leaders who will manage the affairs of our party at the national level,” the statement said.


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  • Jon

    Atiku is 100 percent better than the radical Islamic fundamentalist that you guys have now in your Aso Rock. You guys chose wrongly two years ago. So, in 2019, choose wisely. Atiku is a democrat that believes in restructuring. Your guy in Aso rock does not believe in restructuring. He has spent well over $3 billion US dollar (your money) searching for oil in the arid North and he has been hitting dry holes. To him and his Hausa /Fulani, there will be no restructuring until oil is found in the North. In essence, the parasites will not give up using southern resources until oil is found in the North. The governor of Bornu State, Shettima, recently said: “To hell with restructuring – restructuring my foot”. Parasites do not produce. Parasites only consume. Productivity is not in their vocabulary. They believe in welfare state. Handout.

    So, in the next Presidential election, vote for equity, justice and fairness. Vote to devolve power to the states or geopolitical zones. Vote for State Police.

    All over the world, as you move from wet coastal regions to arid desert regions, population decreases. But, in Nigeria, Buhari and his Hausa /Fulani parasites have rewritten the climatic conditions that prevail all over the world so as to corner the wealth of Southern Nigeria to their advantage. And, they did indeed.

    These trends must be reversed. Yes, you can reverse it with your vote. Yes, you can.

  • Mr. Abdin

    Atiku has the democratic right to defect to any political party and him moving to the PDP will serve as a good development for the country. As now there will be political balanced of power in the country……..

  • ijelejames

    All the thieves should move back to PDP so that it will make it easy for Nigerians to know who not to vote for. It makes sense.