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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is heading back to the country to receive Ibrahim Shekarau into the major opposition party.

Shekarau, a former Kano state governor, announced that he was done with the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). He had stated his dissatisfaction with the leadership of NNPP over the exclusion of his followers in getting position after they joined the party.

Atiku is expected to return from the United Kingdom on Sunday, where he met with Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state. Atiku and his team are trying to win over Wike after the fall out of the July presidential primaries were Wike lost out to Atiku.

Source: The Skuup