Atiku Agrees To Meet Obasanjo Over His Presidential Ambition
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar may have tactically agreed to meet with his former boss, Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
This follows the advise of given by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
He had advised the former Vice President to reconcile with Obasanjo in order realize his political ambition.
Although Obasanjo has quit partisan politics, Jonathan is of the opinion that he is still a strong factor in shaping the future of the nation in 2019.
Obasanjo has not hidden his dislike for Atiku and had said Atiku will never be President of Nigeria during his life time.
Atiku had dared Obasanjo and contested against his boss anointed candidate in 2007, late President Umaru Yar’Adua.
He came third after Yar’Adua and President Muhammadu Buhari of the then All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP).
Atiku, who on Friday dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, is highly favoured to win the PDP presidential ticket.
Atiku has already started meeting with leaders of the PDP.
He is also expected to meet with former Nigerian leaders including Obasanjo.
Atiku’s media aide, Paul Ibe, who stated this, said his has not ruled out the possibility of holding talks with Obasanjo despite his disdain with Atiku.
Ibe explained that Atiku, a master of consensus building, would not discountenance the importance of carrying everyone along.
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