The former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London.’
Buhari is currently on a 10-working day vacation. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, had issued a statement that Buhari would be in London, United Kingdom, throughout the vacation period.
Okoi Obono-Obla, senior special assistant to the president on prosecution, had said the PDP senator will be welcomed into the party on Thursday at a rally in Akwa Ibom.
The Head of Digital Communication of the Presidency, Tolu Ogunlesi, confirmed the meeting between the President and Akpabio in London on Sunday on his Tweeter handle, @toluogunlesi.
Akpabio’s decision to leave the PDP has dampened PDP celebration over the defection of a dozen senators, three governors and some 30 members of the House of Representatives, who hitherto were members of the All Progressives Congress.