Gbenga Daniel denies abandoning Atiku | The Guardian Nigeria News


The former director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign organisation for the 2019 general elections, Gbenga Daniel, has denied abandoning the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party.

“I have not, will not and will never abandon Atiku,” said Daniel on Tuesday.

Daniel, who renounced his membership from the People’s Democratic Party last Friday, insisted that he will not rescind his decision to quit active and partisan politics and divorce himself from the activities of the party.

He, however, noted that having nothing to do with the party did not mean he has abandoned its presidential candidate.

“Atiku is different from PDP,” he said.

Daniel, in a letter sent to the national chairman of the PDP Uche Secondus, said he quit politics for personal reasons.

In his statement on Tuesday Daniel hinted that he resigned from PDP because it has been a “thankless process” for the past 20 years.

A similar thought had been shared by his…

Source: Guardian Newspaper