Ekiti 2018: Be Ready To Concede Defeat, Atiku Tells APC
Former Vice-President and 2019 presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti to accept defeat in good faith if it loses the July 14 governorship election.
He made this known when he visited Governor Ayo Fayose in Ado Ekiti on Sunday.
Atiku was accompanied by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu;David Mark, former Kano State governor Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Ogun Gbenga Daniel, and Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.
“We are satisfied that the Peoples Democratic Party is prepared for this election,” he said.
“We hope that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will accept the outcome of the election.
“They should be democratic for the first time.
”We have seen how democratic they are, but for the first time in 2015, we have the opposition party taking over from the ruling party, we expect them to do the same.’’
In his response, Fayose said the PDP was ready for the election, vowing that the people of the state would defend their votes.