Atiku visits Lagos Assembly Wednesday
Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has written to the Lagos State House of Assembly, western Nigeria informing the lawmakers that he would be their guest on Wednesday.
Though the House adjourned till 3 October, the lawmakers are to convene to receive him possibly at a parliamentary session.
Atiku is one of the aspirants for the presidential election in 2015 under the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The letter, read by the Clerk of the House, but which did not state the time, said his visit to the House was in continuation of his nationwide tour to rally support for his ambition which he said he was interested in.
In the letter which was personally signed by Abubakar, the ex-VP said the support of members of the House was needed for him to actualise his dream.
Atiku, who declared his intention to run on 23 September, said because of the importance of the lawmakers in the political scheme of the country, the visit would serve as an interactive session.
In his response to Abubakar’s letter, Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji who presided at the sitting, said he did not have the details of the visit but that he would inform his colleagues once the details of the visit are clear to him.
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