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Atiku’s camp ecstatic as Shekarau rejoins PDP


former Kano State Governor, Ibrahim Shekarau haa today officially returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Shekarau returned to the PDP after resigning his membership of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) on Monday in Kano State, potentially dealing a major plow to the ambition of the NPPP presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

The former Senator was received by Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP; the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu and members of the party’s National Working Committee.

Shekarau left the NNPP two months after joining from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Shekarau, the lawmaker representing Kano Central, was a former Nigerian minister of education and two-term Governor of Kano.

He was one of the candidates who aspired to become president in the Nigeria general elections of 2011.