There were over 200 persons in the team that led former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to the Abeokuta, Ogun State home of his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday.
It was at the meeting that Obasanjo endorsed Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, for the 2019 election.
Abubakar’s main opposition is the incumbent and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari.
Among those in the entourage of Abubakar to Obasanjo’s home were the Founder of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo; fiery cleric and Bishop, Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Rev. Father Matthew Hassan Kukah; fiery Islamic cleric and major critic of Buhari, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi; Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo; and Obasanjo’s long time ally, Otunba Oyewole Fasawe.
Others included former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Chief Bode George; former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola; former Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke; Senator Ben Murray-Bruce; Director General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel; and National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus.