Atiku Abubakar’s manifesto ‘reading’ was a personal attacks at incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan and it was almost surprising to see GEJ not responding with similar feist. Questionmarkmag.com has learnt that it was Gen Olusegun Obasanjo, and Senate President, David Mark, who prevailed on President Goodluck Jonathan not to respond to attacks in Atiku’s speech.
Source said “ The President was very upset at the personal attacks by atiku. But at a point Obasanjo approached the President and told him to ignore Atiku. So, in order to give Jonathan time to calm down they had to make the Deputy Chairman make a short speech. David Mark and Obasanjo prevailed on the President to ignore Atiku”
There are also moves to get Atiku not to take any expected legal action but congratulate President Goodluck Jonathan and retain his place in the party.
Vanquished Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), presidential aspirant Abubakar Atiku is yet to decided on his next move and reports are we would be meeting today with his associates and campaign kitchen cabinet to take a decision on what step to take next.
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