Atiku to declare for PDP Dec 6

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will on Dec 6, visit the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he will formally declare for the party, the Blueprint has gathered.

According to the timetable of events for the return of the Waziri Adamawa to the PDP, after meeting with the leaders of the party on the aforementioned date, he would make a triumphant entry at the Eagle Square venture of the party’s national convention on December 9.

The December 6 event would be preceded by his registration at Jada ward 1 in Adamawa state which our source said will not be in the prying eyes of the media.

To this end, political and business associates of the former Vice president have been  making car donations to him not only to facilitate his movement to PDP but also to win the presidential ticket of the party and eventually the 2019 presidential election.

Twelve Siena cars branded in the colour and umbrella logo of the PDP tagged Atiku for Nigeria, 2019 were among the donations said to have been given to Atiku by one of his business associates.

Blueprint gathered that while some of the staunch followers of Atiku would decamp with him and accompany him to the convention , some of them, especially those holding public offices would join PDP next year to avoid being hounded by the Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Our correspondent gathered that seven governors are being expected to join the PDP later next year late, some lawmakers from the two chambers including the some of the principal officers  and some of the members of the new PDP who felt they were not fairly treated in the APC.

Others are some of the APC presidential campaign Council who were not accommodated in the Buhari government.

Blueprint gathered, some of the Atiku’s supports would remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to work for his victory as the next president of the country.

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