Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, has agreed to return back to the APC, according to very reliable report from Adamawa, his home state.
Ribadu from the report arrived the new decision after receiving a letter from Chairman of Adamawa State APC, seeking his return.
“He has agreed to return to our fold. We are all happy with him,” a party member who is familiar with the issue told journalists.
Ribadu is expected to be readmitted with an ex-governorship candidate, Mr. Marcus Gundiri, and his supporters any moment from now.
“We have realised that we have all wronged Ribadu. We want him back,” the person added.
Reports say Abubakar Atiku, Jibrilla Bindow, the Secretary to the Adamawa State Government and the Chief of Staff on Monday protested to John Odigie-Oyegun and the NWC over Ribadu’s return bid, but their wailings over the matter seem to have not been welcomed by the top hierarchy of the party who all seem well disposed to Ribadu.
Ribadu is one of the founding leaders of the APC, but left for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, shortly before the 2015 general elections and became the PDP candidate for governor in Adamawa State in 2015.
Sources close to the anti-corruption Czar said he was ” deeply disappointed by the inability of the APC leadership to save Mr Nyako from impeachment.”
In a letter to Mr. Ribadu, signed by the acting secretary of the APC in Adamawa State, Saidu Naira, the ruling party said it was time for Mr. Ribadu to return to his “home party”.
The letter, dated, June, 22, 2016, reads in part:
“Given your track records and progressives nature, we strongly belief APC is where you belong to.
“We are also mindful of the efforts and contributions you made during the merger without which the merger would have been difficult.
“To this end we reaffirm our request for you to come home to APC and assist and contribute to the success of the APC government both at state and national level”.