The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has said the decision of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to resign from the APC is step in the right direction.

The party described Atiku as man who was formerly in darkness but has now seen the light.

It said the former member of the Board of Trustees of the PDP is in a better position to make the right political decisions.

The former ruling party also called on other members in the APC to leave, saying the day the ruling party was formed “remains a dark day in the history of Nigeria.”

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Atiku had on Friday announced his resignation from the APC in a statement through his media office in Abuja.

The Adamawa politician cited several reasons why his “marriage” with APC hit the rocks.

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