Followibg the absence of Atiku Abubakar the presidential candidate of the PDP from the signing of a piece accird with the national peace committee, the party has explained why Atiku Abubakar was conspicously absent at the event.
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the party was not represented at the event due to communication lapse between the National Peace Committee (NPC) and its national secretariat.
According to PDP spokesperson, the party remains committed to a peaceful election and has already launched investigations into the circumstances that could have resulted in the communication lapse.
He said, “Nevertheless, it is instructive to state that our Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and the party are fully committed to a peaceful electoral process and elections in 2019.”
“Our Presidential candidate is known worldwide as a global ambassador of peace, who will always support processes that will engender peace in our country and the world over.”
He however said that the party would visit the office of the National Peace Committee, and working towards doing the needful for a peaceful poll in 2019