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Atiku: Buhari & APC Disregarded Me After Using Our Money To Get Power

Ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar said he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government which he said he helped into power in 2015.

Atiku’s pot-shot at the government came on a day one of Buhari’s ministers said she would resign from the cabinet should Atiku announce that he would contest for president in 2019.

In an interview aired during yesterday’s morning programme of the Hausa Service of the Voice of America (VOA), Atiku said he had been sidelined despite the fact that he used his contacts and resources to help the APC defeat the PDP in 2015.

Atiku spoke from Yola, Adamawa State where he celebrated the Eid-el- Kabir festival.

He said, “Honestly speaking, I’m still a member of the APC; I was part of all the processes, including campaigns until success was achieved.

“But sadly, soon after the formation of government; I was side-lined, I have no any relationship with the government, I’ve not been contacted even once to comment on anything and in turn, I maintained my distance. They used our money and influence to get to where they’re but three years down the lane, this is where we are.”