Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku is in Minna the Niger State Capital where he is meeting with former military president Ibrahim Babangida.
He was received at the Minna Airport by the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso, the Head of Service, Yabagi Sule and the State PDP Chairman, Barrister Tanko Beji and other party members.
Also on ground to receive him was a crowd of supporters.
He arrived the Uphill residence of the former military leader at about 12:40 PM and is currently holding a meeting with General Babangida.
While the purpose of Atiku’s visit is not yet clear, there are indications that it may not be unconnected with his political ambition ahead of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party scheduled for December 9.