Former Vice President and Presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar Friday visited the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and asked the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to conduct transparent presidential primaries ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Atiku who visited the party’s headquarters to inform its leadership of his intention to run for presidency on its platform however, said whether or not he emerged as candidate, he would continue to fulfill his obligations to the party.
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“This visit underscores my desire to seek the ticket of this party and put you (NWC) on notice. I am also going to meet with other organs of the party.
“Whether I am the candidate or not, I assure you that you can always count on me. We will continue to work together to ensure that we return this party to power, “he said.
The PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus in his response promised free, fair and transparent primaries and called on all presidential aspirants to embark on vigorous campaigns for the party to gain more grounds.