The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, will meet with the Nigerian business community in the US, according to a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, on Thursday.
Abubakar is also expected to meet with US Government officials during the visit, Ibe said in the statement.
According to the media aide, the former vice president arrived in the US at 8:20pm Nigerian time and 4:20pm Washington D.C. time.
He said: “Yesterday, Abubakar met with the business community in Lagos at an interactive session to unveil his plans to get Nigeria working again.
“Thursday morning, he left Abuja accompanied by the Director-General of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and Senate President Bukola Saraki for the United States.
“Atiku Abubakar will in the course of his trip hold meetings with the U.S. government officials, the business community and the Nigerian community.”
Ibe said the PDP Presidential Candidate was expected to return to the country on Saturday.