“What Kind Of Story Is That?” – Saraki Speaks On Stepping Down For Atiku
Senate President, Bukola Saraki has who is said to be under pressure to step down for former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has denied the report.
It was reported by some news outlets that Saraki is under pressure to withdraw from the race and support Atiku’s ambition ahead of PDP’s National Convention tomorrow.
Yusuph Olaniyonu, the media aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki who rubbished the story said:
“Please, please, please.. what kind of story is that?
“How can a leading candidate step down for somebody else? I have never heard of that before.
“You can go to Port Harcourt and see for yourself, that Saraki is a top contender for the ticket,” Olaniyonu said.
PDP’s Presidential Aspirants ahead of its convention include Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and former Foreign Affairs Minister; David Mark, a former Senate President and Ibrahim Dankwambo, the outgoing Governor of Gombe State.
PDP’s presidential primary is scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 6 to Sunday, September 7 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.