Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria after a two-day trip to the United States.
The PDP presidential candidate was accompanied to the US by the Director General of PDP Presidential Campaign Council and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, as well as Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, among others.
While in Washington D.C., Atiku met with some Nigerians and participated in a business roundtable at the US Chamber of Commerce. He also held discussions with some Nigerians living in D.C. metropolis where he revealed his plans and commitment to working with them to ensure the development of Nigeria if elected president.
He had reiterated his commitment to the devolution of powers at the centre, thereby allowing for a smaller, and more effective Federal Government. Upon his return to the country, the PDP candidate is expected to participate in a presidential debate organized by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria. The debate holds by 7:00pm in Abuja.