Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has explained why he was absent from the special convention of the party which held in Abuja on Wednesday.
He said was out of the country and couldn’t make it back in time for the convention.
He also apologised to the leaders of the party and supporters for his absence.
Atiku made the disclosure via his official Facebook account – Atiku Abubakar.
“I was scheduled to return to Nigeria yesterday from a quick business trip abroad, but could not, due to last minute logistics changes.
“This is why I couldn’t attend the APC Special Convention. Apologies to leaders & supporters of our great party, who were expecting me -AA,” he said in a post on his Facebook page.
APC convened the special convention to approve the party’s amended constitution and adopt its revised six point manifesto.