linter The Presidency on Tuesday said that it was not threatened by the defection of the splinter group in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the opposition party, APC.
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Affair, Ahmed Gulak, made this known when he spoke with the State House Correspondence at the Presidential Villa.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the splinter group and the APC in a communiqué on Tuesday agreed to merge.
Gulak, who reacted to the development, said neither the presidency nor the ruling party felt threatened.
“The presidency does not feel threatened and the PDP does not feel threatened.
“PDP is the party to beat. We have had it before even people who had occupied higher offices left the party and came back.