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Nigerian presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar on Thursday arrived in Washington D.C. on a working visit.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria hopes the visit will afford him “the opportunity of high-level engagements aimed at setting the pace for building an economically stronger and more secure Nigeria,” his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said in a statement.
According to the statement, Atiku will be in the US for a week-long engagement that will be an opportunity for the frontline presidential candidate to share his vision for Nigeria with US business communities and young Nigerian professionals in North America.
The delegation of the former Vice President comprise senior members of the PDP presidential campaign council, personal aides and other members of the PDP.
Those in the official delegation include the Director-General of the PDP presidential campaign council and governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, former governor of Imo, Emeka Ihedioha and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, among others.