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Breaking: Atiku Returns To Nigeria After Meeting With UK Officials(Watch Video)

Breaking: Atiku Returns To Nigeria After Meeting With UK Officials(Watch Video)

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has returned to the country on Friday morning after being away for nearly two weeks.

CityNews reports that Atiku was received at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport in Abuja by some PDP leaders and supporters, who welcomed the former Vice President with singing and dancing.

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.

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Others are the Director of Public Affairs of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Senator Dino Melaye; former presidential aspirant, Isa Hayatudeen; former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, and Timi Frank, among others.

 

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.

The PDP flagbearer had arrived in London on Monday, January 9 for a planned meeting with the officials of the British government on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Atiku, however, met with 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.

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The former Vice President also met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on Wednesday.

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