The former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 Presidential election Atiku Abubakar has distance himself from purported Northern Consensus Arrangement.
In a statement made available to Equity News Track in Abuja, Atiku asserted that he was never a party to the move or any arrangement.
Atiku urged his teeming supporters to be focused and united.
The former Vice President maintained that he did not subject himself to the decoy process.
Atiku distanced self from the move which is capable of further dividing Nigerians.
The statement reads.
Vice President Atiku Abubakar, never a party to Northern Consensus Arrangement- Says TEECOM…Urges Supporters to remain focused and United
The Technical Committee for the actualization of Atiku Abubakar’s Presidency in 2023, has been inundated with several calls and text messages from concerned party members, supporters and other critical stakeholders on the purported report of Consensus efforts amongst four Northern Aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party by Prof Ango Abdullahi CON,Magajin Rafin Zazzau released at a press conference in Minna on Friday,April 22,2022. The report clearly stated that the aspirants who presented themselves for the exercise are:
1.Gov Aminu Tambuwwal
2.Gov Bala Mohammed
3.Dr Bukola Saraki
- Mohammed Hayatu-Deen.
Waziri Atiku Abubakar MA,GCON Vice President Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999-2007 was NEVER a part of this purported consensus arrangement and did not subject himself to this process. Therefore,he is Not bound by any of the recommendations and conclusions of the purported report.
Waziri Atiku Abubakar as a nationalist strongly believes that Nigeria has never been so divided as it is today,and any regional,zonal,ethno-religious gangup or consensus driven in this manner will further deepen and widen the wounds that urgently require to be healed.He is anxious to implement plans, policies and programmes that will rescue and rebuild Nigeria
Finally, we urge our supporters to continue with consultations and townhall meetings with delegates across the country as the party prepares for the presidential primaries scheduled for Saturday/ Sunday May 28 and 29, 2022.