Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has said he stands by his comment that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has sidelined him .
Atiku said this in a statement released by the Head of Atiku Media Office, Mazi Paul Ibe.
“His Excellency, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar stands by what he said. There is no point beating about the bush, how can anyone equate a private meeting with a meeting of party organs?
“When was the last time the party organs held any meeting? Has the Board of Trustees or what they call the Elders’ Council been inaugurated? When was the last time stakeholders and party leaders invited him to a meeting? The Wazirin Adamawa spoke as a lover of this country, democracy and the party.
“People who are not too conversant with history as far as democracy is concerned in this country may cast aspersions on the former Vice-President for stating the obvious. The party should do the needful,” Ibe said.
Atiku had stated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sidelined him since the President came into power in 2015.