Commercial flight operations were on Friday temporarily paralysed at the Yola Airport, as thousands of PDP members took over the airport to welcome former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Bounce News had on Friday reported that Atiku will arrive Yola on Friday in preparation for his decamping to the PDP.

Atiku, who arrived the airport in a chartered flight at 12 noon, was sandwich by PDP members and supporters whom held him ‘hostage’ for several hours, chanting praises and announcing the death of APC in the country.

The PDP supporters came from all the 21 local governments in the state.

The state Chairman of PDP, Abubakar Shehu, who led the party’s members to received the former vice president, told journalists that the journey to recover PDP’s stolen mandate from the ruling APC has just begun.

He said that Atiku would be given fair and level playing ground and his return has change the political narratives in the country.

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