A brand new political group, Atiku Global Support Group (AGSG), has emerged with 14-member National Executive to be inaugurated on Monday.
The National Coordinator of AGSG, Alhaji Gambo Jagindi, stated on Sunday in Abuja, that branches in states and Federal Capital Terrirtory FCT) have been constituted.
He stated that no fewer than 184,000 members have been enlisted in FCT alone.
The organisation, he stated, was set as much as drum assist for former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who just lately defected from ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Atiku, is searching for to contest the Presidential election on the platform of PDP in 2019.
Jagindi famous that the group was taking measures to help Atiku Abubakar, who’s dealing with critical hurdles each on the occasion and nationwide ranges.
The group, he defined, was set as much as penetrate the grassroots to canvass assist of each members of PDP and different citizens to actualise the want of Waziri of Adamawa.
He stated that the group was satisfied the Atiku was a greater different to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
The Coordinator flayed the assertion attributed to an elder statesman, Chief Paul Unongu, that the previous Vice President was supporting rampaging herdsmen.
He stated Atiku Abubakar was a patriotic Nigerian, who won’t ever assist spilling of blood.
“As a loyal former Vice President of Nigeria, he might be by no means have interaction himself in something that may disrupt peace, unity and concord.’’
He suggested Unongo to proffer options to the disaster in Benue and to not politicise it.
Some different members of the National Executive of AGSG are Alhaji M. D. Askira, Deputy National Coordinator; and Mr James Ogenyi, National Secretary.
Mr Paul Ibe, the Media Adviser to the previous Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, had debunked an allegation that Atiku was the chief financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria.
Ibe described the allegation towards Abubakar, who holds Tiv conventional title of Zege Mule U Tiv, as unhappy and false.
Ibe stated it was disheartening that on this interval of intense grief in Benue State, Unongo would select to degree false allegations on the individual of Abubakar.
He stated whereas Atiku was proud to be Fulani, he’s a totally detribalized Nigerian that may by no means favour one ethnic group over one other.
“It is unusual that Chief Paul Unongo selected to neglect that act of affection and care from the Waziri Adamawa to the individuals of Benue.’’