Ahead of 2015 Presidential election, leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, stormed the Asokoro residence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as part of moves to woo him into the family of the opposition party.
Meanwhile, the leadership of the APC disclosed that it has concluded arrangements to meet with former President and past Chairman, Board of Trustees, BoT of PDP, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at his hill top mission, Abeokuta, OgunState as part of its membership drive.
Led by APC interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, the leadership of the opposition political party which has been moving round the country to get more members especially from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stressed that it was determined to dismantle the PDP and rule the country in 2015.
Speaking earlier at the Asokoro residence of Atiku before the closed-door meeting, Chief Akande, who noted that the team decided to visit the former Presidential aspirant on the platform of PDP having worked together in the past, said that it has become imperative for Atiku to join the APC to rescue the country, adding that Nigeria as a nation is suffering from credibility problem and all men of integrity must rise up and save the country.
At the end of the meeting which lasted over one hour, Akande said that the existing relationship and comradeship between them and Atiku was well cemented and they were all moving together.
He said, “all of us that met here this morning were comrades in politics from time to time and we only came here to cement that comradeship and it is well cemented. We are all moving together to work for this country.”