2023: Atiku woos Sen Bindow to PDP,pays him a visit in his Yola residence.
The People Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar paid a surprise visit to the former Governor of Adamawa state, Senator Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow in his Yola residence.
The visit was planned to woo the Adamawa erstwhile Governor to join him for the coming 2023 General elections.
Atiku alongside the Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on the visit to the house where the three had a meeting behind closed doors.
During the meeting, it was learned from a confidential source that the Presidential Candidate asked Bindow to join him in the PDP for a rebirth of a new Nigeria.
The source further stated that they want to work with him in PDP to unify Nigeria which is on the verge of collapse.
They are hoping that teaming up with Bindow in the PDP will help him consolidate votes not only in Adamawa but the whole of Northeast the source added.
However, the source also revealed that Bindow was highly appreciative of the visit and the honor accorded to him by the PDP presidential Candidate and the Governor of the State, he asked Atiku to give him time to consult with his people on the request to join him in the PDP.
“He needs to consult his political allies and relevant stakeholders within his political baseline, I’m sure he will one day finally decide.” The sources said
The visit has generated high interest within the political circle of Adamawa and Nigeria at large as supporters of Bindow and others are keenly watching the next move of the former Governor.
Our correspondent report that Senator Jibrilla is still the All Progressives Congress party, the ruling as he is not finally made up his mind to join Atiku in PDP.
Our correspondent report that the former governor is still in APC, the ruling as there is no formally left the party for PDP.
This is against the viral online posts and views of many that the former Governor has dumped APC