Why Peter Obi accepted Atiku’s invite for a one-on-one meeting (Photos)

Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP, invited the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi for a private one-on-one meeting.

Atiku posted photos of him and Obi during the meeting on his X handle, the meeting which was held at Atiku’s house on Monday, May 13, 2024.

“It was my honour and privilege to host @PeterObi today,” Atiku wrote.

In a statement relating to the meeting, Tanko Yunusa, the LP presidential campaign spokesman said Obi also visited other top persons.

“Worried about the state of the nation and the increasing uncertainty in the living conditions of the poor and underprivileged, Obi in Abuja on Monday visited some top Nigerians, among whom are former vice president, and PDP presidential candidate in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, the former Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and the former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido,” the statement read.

“At the centre of discussion during each of these visits was the state of the nation and how to reduce the suffering of all Nigerians irrespective of class and location. In particular, the desperate condition of the downtrodden in our midst was highlighted.

“Of particular interest and emphasis in these discussions was the worrisome situation in the Northern parts of the country.”

Obi was Atiku’s running mate in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election.

Remember that on Obi’s 62nd birthday Atiku gave a shout out him “Happy 62nd birthday to @PeterObi, a respected leader and distinguished former governor of Anambra state and presidential candidate of the Labour Party. Your dedication to service and growth continues to inspire. As you add another year today, I, on behalf of my family and team wish you many more years in good health and vitality. -AA”

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