Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar has arrived Washington DC on a visit to the United States.

The PDP presidential candidate arrived at 20.20 hours (14.20 hours Washington DC time).

A statement by Paul Ibe, spokesperson to Atiku Abubakar, said that the PDP presidential hopeful “will in the course of his trip hold meeting with US government officials, the business community and the Nigerian community”.

Atiku’s visit to the United States occurred a day after he met with the business community in Lagos at an interactive session to “unveil his plans to get Nigeria working again”

He flew out of Nigeria on Thursday morning with the DG of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki for the United States.