Former Vice President and 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday visited Ekiti State for a meeting with Governor Ayodele Fayose.
While in Ekiti, he rallied support for Kolapo Olusola, the PDP candidate in the state in the July 14 governorship election.
A statement from the office of the Director General, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO), Gbenga Daniel, also disclosed that the campaign team will be in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State capital on Tuesday in continuation of Mr Abubakar’s nationwide tour.
The statement noted that Mr Abubakar will be in Rivers State on a two-day visit between Wednesday and Thursday where he is expected to commission some projects executed by Governor Nyesom Wike in the State.
The team will also pay courtesy calls on some major stakeholders in the PDP in Rivers State.
“The team will thereafter proceed to Lagos and Delta States on Sunday, 24th and Tuesday, 26th of June respectively where the presidential hopeful will hold consultative talks with leaders and chieftains of the party in both states.
“It will be recalled that Atiku had earlier visited Ekiti, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States meeting with the respective governors of the States before taking a break to observe the Ramadan fast that took him to Saudi Arabia to perform the lesser hajj.
“Other PDP states lined up for subsequent visits of the PDP presidential aspirant include Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi, Gombe and Taraba,” the statement added.