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ATIKU Finally Set Out of Nigeria, after Obtaining US VISA

by Israel Akintunji
"If anyone has evidence against me, tender it now or shut up forever" – Atiku Abubakar - dailyfamily.ng

US visa has been issued to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The Cable reports.

There had been speculations that Atiku could not enter the US due to allegations of bribery linked to a former US congressman, William Jefferson.

Atiku has maintained his innocence, the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has made continued references to the visa issue.

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According to The Cable, a family source confirmed that the former Vice-President has been issued the visa.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is also said to have played a “critical role” in getting the visa.

When questioned on the matter on Friday, Brussel Brooks, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) of the United States of America in Lagos, also refused to speak on the matter, maintaining that Atiku’s visa status was confidential.

However, Atiku is said to have left for the UK, where he will spend some time before going to the US.

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