Atiku, Saraki, 43 Party Chairmen, 15 Presidential Candidates Meet In Abuja


…To decide on date for public presentation of Atiku as Opposition coalition candidate


The Consensus candidate of Nigeria Opposition parties and PDP Presidential Candiate Atiku Abubakar has ended a high powered meeting with chieftains of the Nigeria’s Opposition parties.

The meeting which started by 11am this morning at Trancorp Hilton Hotel Abuja had Chairmen of over 43 Political Parties and over 15 Presidential Candidates in attendance.

Also in attendance were the Senate President and DG of the Presidential Campaign Council Dr. Bukola Saraki, Chairman of the CUPP Prince Olagunsoye Onyinlola, Chief Tom Ikimi, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, Sen Dino Melaye, Barr Tanimu Turaki, former Presidential aspirant and other notable leaders.

At the end of the meeting, Atiku, the coalition’s presidential candidate and the leaders of the opposition parties reiterated their determination to run an all-inclusive government of national unity and ensure that all Parties in the coalition will be treated fairly before, during and after the election.

CUPP in a statement signed by I kenga Imo Ugochinyere, its National Publicity Secretary, said the meeting also resolved to ensure that all the Parties in the coalition work hard for the success of the Atiku project and organize a grand public declaration and presentation of the presidential candidate to formalise the candidate’s endorsement by the CUPP as soon as possible.

Prince Oyinlola has been assigned to arrange that by Alhaji Abubakar.



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