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Kwankwaso shuns APC convention; visits Atiku


Kwankwaso shuns APC convention; visits Atiku

Former Governor of Kano State and current senator representing Kano Central, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Saturday night paid a courtesy visit to former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar at his residence in Asokoro, Abuja.

Even though Kwankwaso is still a member of the All  Progressives Congress (APC), he’s been locked in a supremacy battle with his successor as governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. The former governor is believed to be making plans to defect.

At the time of Kwankwaso’s visit to Atiku, the APC elective national convention was still ongoing in Abuja. The former governor shunned the convention.

He arrived Atiku’s residence at about 8.30pm and went into a closed door meeting with the former Vice President. Although details of the meeting have not been madr public, it may be connected with the 2019 elections.

Also present at the meeting was the Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign, Gbenga Daniel, a former governor of Ogun.

The meeting lasted for about 45 minutes.

When contact, Media aide to Atiku, Mazi Paul Ibe confirmed the visitation but declined to discussed details of the discussion between Atiku and Kwankwaso.

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