Politics NIGERIAN TRIBUNE: 2015: Atiku Moves Against Buhari, Kwankwaso for APC Ticket



FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar appears to be digging in, in his bid to secure the presidential ticket of the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Indications to this effect emerged at the weekend with reports affirming that the former number two man is almost upstaging former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in the pecking order of preference for the party’s ticket.

Sources close to the party told Sunday Tribune that Atiku had, in recent weeks, stepped up consultations with leaders of the APC whose views have started changing towards the former number two man. It was gathered that Atiku had met with the most vociferous advocates of the Buhari organisation as well as breakaway members of the Kwakwansia movement in Kano, many of whom have started considering the former vice-president as a possible candidate ahead of Buhari.

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SOURCE: #NigerianTribune

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