Senate President Bukola Saraki; presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; and the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, and some other PDP chieftains of the opposition party have held a strategic meeting in a meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to oust President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
PUNCH newspaper reports that the special strategy session, which started on Thursday in the Middle East city, is meant to put finishing touches to some of the PDP’s plans aimed at defeating Buhari at the next poll. Atiku, who had been in Dubai earlier, was joined by Saraki, Secondus. his running mate and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, and a host of other PDP chieftains on Wednesday night.
The Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organization, Gbenga Daniel, who is a former Governor of Ogun State, is also present at the meeting.
“All of them, including Atiku, Saraki, Obi and Daniel are meeting in Dubai now; the essence is to strategise ahead of the campaign,” a top source revealed.
Confirming the meeting in Dubai, the spokesperson for the Atiku Campaign Organization, Mr. Segun Sowunmi, said there was a need for Atiku to meet with critical stakeholders ahead of the presidential, governorship and other campaigns scheduled to begin soon.