Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has expressed pleasure on the result of his assembly with former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.
The leaders met on Thursday at Obasanjo’s residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Atiku wrote on his Twitter web page after the assembly: “It was thrilling assembly with my former boss and having lunch with him in Abeokuta.
“Thanks for the prayers, Bishop Oyedepo. God bless Nigeria.”
Obasanjo had within the assembly endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition.
He declared that Atiku will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
In line with him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now ok to take pleasure in his assist within the subsequent election.
Obasanjo said, “Let me begin by congratulating President-to-be, Atiku Abubakar, for his success on the current PDP Main and I took be aware of his gracious remarks in his acceptance speech that it began right here.”
On the assembly had been outspoken clerics, Bishop David Oyedepo, Bishop Matthew Kukah and Sheikh Ahmed Gumi.
Additionally on the assembly had been chief of apex Yoruba group, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, ex PDP deputy nationwide chairman, Bode George, Senator Murray Ben-Bruce, ex Cross River Governor, Liyel Imoke, ex-Minister Osita Chidoka, amongst many others.