The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), H.E Atiku Abubakar, has returned to the country on Friday morning after being away for nearly two weeks.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria after a meeting with officials of the United Kingdom
His return to Nigeria was greeted by some PDP leaders and a large crowd of supporters at the airport, who gathered to welcome him back and show their support for his campaign. The PDP candidate took the opportunity to thank his supporters and to reaffirm his commitment to working for the betterment of Nigeria.
It is understood that the PDP flagbearer returned to the country for the continuation of his presidential campaign rallies billed for Lokoja, the Kogi state capital on Saturday.
The former vice president was accompanied on the visit by Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State; former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; embattled PDP chieftain, Raymond Dokpesi; and House Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu.
During his visit to the UK, Atiku met with a number of high-level officials including the Minister for Development and Africa in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Andrew Mitchell and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, James Cleverly. to discuss a range of issues, including economic development and the fight against corruption. He also held talks with members of the Nigerian community in the UK and addressed a gathering of Nigerian students at a university in London.
The former Vice President also met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on Wednesday.
Atiku’s visit to the UK is seen as an important step in his campaign for the presidency, as it demonstrates his commitment to engaging with the international community and working towards the betterment of Nigeria. The PDP candidate has promised to work towards creating jobs, improving infrastructure, and fighting corruption if elected as President.
Recall that he took a vacation in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates to spend time with his family since January 1st, 2023 before traveling to the United Kingdom for strategic meetings ahead of the February 28 presidential election.
In conclusion, Atiku Abubakar’s visit to the United Kingdom was a successful one, as it demonstrated his commitment to engaging with the international community and working towards the betterment of Nigeria. As the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku has promised to create jobs, improve infrastructure, and fight corruption if elected as President, and his return to Nigeria was met with a warm welcome from his supporters.