Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his running mate, former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi, will meet with Igbo leaders under the auspices of Nkpoko Igbo. Atiku is expected to meet with the Igbo leaders who are currently having a meeting at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, as at press time, The Sun reports.
Those in attendance at the meeting are Senator Ben Obi, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, Senator Chris Anyanwu, Chief Achike Udenwa, Chief Onyema Ugochukwu, Professor Anya O. Anya, Emeka Ugwu-Oji, Amb. Frank Ogbuewu, Amb. Lawrence Nwuruku, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Prof. A.B.C. Nwosu, Prof. Uche Azikwe, Amb. George Obiozor and former Ohanaeze President-General, Chief Gary Igariwey. Others included, Lt.Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), Prof. Osita Ogbu, Dr. Okwesileze Nwodo, Chief Felix Mgbada, Archbishop Maxwell Anikwenwa, Prof Walter Ofornagoro, Commodore James Anieke (rtd), Chief Abel Chukwu, Prof Amuche Azi, Prof. Uzodimma Nwala, Amb. Lawrence Agubuzo, Chief Adolphus Wabara, among others.