Atiku visits PDP headquarters, vows to woo former members

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Alhaji Abubakar, who made the call today, when he visited PDP headquarters in Wuse, Abuja insisted that PDP remained the only party in Nigeria with achievements that are record breaking.

Hundreds of party faithful had amassed around the vicinity of the Wadata Plaza National Secretariat of the PDP as early as 9:30am in anticipation of his visit which leaked early this morning.

The former Vice President, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives' Congress (APC), was welcomed to the secretariat by Makarfi and the party's National Caretaker Committee.

"Let nobody fear that the defection of the former Vice President is going to lead to any deluge".

We believe his return will add value to the process of rebuilding our party to greater heights.

"I want to assure you of my support and cooperation at all times, to make sure that these objectives are achieved by you and subsequently by your successors", he said.


The don also said the character of whosoever emerged as the PDP national chairman would determine the level of discipline and internal democracy in the party.

"Now that we have learnt our lessons, I hope that we will be guided by the lessons we have learnt".

The statement read: "The beneficiaries of fragrant disregard to the constitution of the party, impunity and silence of some leaders responsible for the misfortune befalling the APC".

He urged him to continue to contribute in reinventing and remodeling of the party so that it could reclaim Aso Rock in 2019.

Makarfi added that the return of Abubakar had "opened the flood gates and we expect many more high profile returnees and new entrants into the PDP".

"We are not just targeting Aso Rock, we are targeting the federal legislature, the states, both executive and legislature. That is what PDP must stand for if it has to survive". What we want are people who can help us win elections and Atiku is one of them. "As a united party, we have the capacity and we have the ability to do so".

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