Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party had a private meeting with the leaders of the Southern and MiddleBelt forum in Abuja.
The meeting took place at the ex-Federal commissioner for information, Cheif Edwin Clark’s residence, it also had the presence of the leaders of Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
According to Atiku, the purpose of the visit was to solicit for the support of the forum in order to reclaim his stolen mandate.
The former vice president appreciated the forum member’s support before, during and after the elections.
He said “We believe this is a mandate that has been stolen from Nigerians . We believe justice will be done. We still have confidence in our courts of law .
“The most important thing is that we have been able to galvanise the people of this country to think alike and act alike in unity.
“We have also come to realise and accept that the basis of our unity and coexistence lies fundamentally in restructuring this country so that every part of this country can have a sense of belonging and also have the opportunity to exploit their human and material resources for the development of the citizens.
“I believe this is a struggle we must continue together until we achieve it. I believe it is achievable.”
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