Paul Ibe, the spokesman of Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to a trending photo his principal and Bola Tinubu, a former Lagos governor and All Progressives Congress(APC).
Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, is said to have had a brief meeting with Tinubu, when they met at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.
A photo of the encounter was shared on Sunday by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu’s spokesperson — which stirred a lot of reactions among Nigerians on social media.
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Atiku’s spokesperson in an interview with TheCable, confirmed the meeting but said he has no details of the discussion.
“I think they met at the airport, at the departure lounge. I wouldn’t have been privy to what may have been discussed because at that point I was either in Kaduna or on my way there,” he said.
Tinubu was said to be on his way to Lapai, Niger state, to receive a honorary doctorate degree from IBB University, while Atiku was on his way to Kaduna for a wedding.
Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa state, was also seen to be a part of the meeting.