Atiku Abubakar is the main challenger of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 elections

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has said he regrets ever joining the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Atiku had decamped from the PDP to join the APC when it formed and supported the presidential bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Punch reports that Atiku, speaking in Yola, said the APC is a group of people who came together to “defraud Nigerians.”

“I regretted being a part of the party which never deemed it fit to fulfil all of the promises it made to Nigerians.

“If I had known that the APC would be such a colossal failure and disgrace, I would never had joined the party.

“The APC has failed to fulfill even one of the promises it made to Nigerians. The APC is simply an assembly meant to defraud Nigerians.”