Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has held consultations with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in connection with his aspiration to vie for the country’s presidency in 2019.
Abubakar and Tambuwal are among the eight presidential aspirants seeking to pick the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tambuwal Sunday night met with Atiku at the former vice president’s Asokoro, Abuja residence.
Both Abubakar and Tambuwal later held a closed -door meeting along with the Director General the of Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel.
Although details of the meeting were not disclosed, a source at the meeting told THISDAY that the consultations were aimed at achieving a consensus on who will eventually pick the PDP presidential ticket.
When contacted, the Head of Atiku Media Office, Paul Ibe, confirmed the meeting between the two politicians.