Published on Dec 06, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
Former Nigerian military President, retired General Ibrahim Babangida, has openly supported former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that it is constitutional to do so.
“Atiku is a Nigerian. He is allowed to go to any party and our constitution allows it. So, it is not new and there is nothing wrong for politician to move from one party to another.”
Babangida who spoke today, Wednesday during a visit by Governor Okowa, Ahmed Makarfi and top officials of the party at his home in Minna, Niger State, is sure that that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led convention organizing committee will conduct the best, free and fair convention come of the PDP on December 9.
“I have here, the chairman of the caretaker committee, former chairman of Kaduna State, the Chairman of convention planning committee, the Governor of Delta State with the officials for the convention.
“I am glad they are working hard and I have seen that they want to make sure that the convention of the PDP is rancour free, transparent and everybody will be given a level playing ground. PDP will see one of the best convention like never before.”
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