The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed why he did not attend the signing of the Peace Accord for Presidential Candidates involved in the 2019 general elections.
Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, explained that he did not receive any invitation to be part of the event.
In a statement by his Spokesperson, Paul Ibe, it was revealed: “I can confirm that Atiku Abubakar did not receive any formal invitation to the signing of the peace pact.”
Reports had it that the PDP Presidential Candidate was absent at the signing of the accord at the International Conference Centre, ICC, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari had arrived the venue of the event and he signed the agreement.
The peace accord agreement was brokered by the National Peace Committee, led by Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former Head of State.
Apart from Atiku Abubakar, former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, former official of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Kingsley Moghalu, were also absent at the event.