The Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, met the former governor, Rashidi Ladoja in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital
The two political leaders met at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland before the presidential campaign rally in Ibadan.
Atiku stormed Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Thursday for the Southwest rally of the party ahead of 2019 elections.
Details of the meeting yet unknown but feelers say it may be unconnected on how to gather his support ahead of the 2019 elections.
On Thursday, Ladoja formally announced his defection to the Zenith Labour Party, a party that has former Ondo governor, Olusegun Mimiko as its presidential flagbearer.
Later, in his speech at the Map hall, Atiku declared that if he is elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he will start the process of restructuring the country within six months of being in power.
“One of the most important policies I have advocated in this country is the restructuring of this country.
“Today, I stand before you to pledge that before you that within six months we shall start the process of restructuring in every part of this country,” Atiku said.
He was received by Mammoth crowd gathered at the historic Mapo Hall Square, Ibadan, Oyo State capital