Former Vice President and chieftain of the All progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has denied knowledge of the groups of politicians who announced their defection to the PDP from the APC.

Some groups which claimed to be Atiku support groups had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday.

•L-R: National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, APC Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday to clear the air on Atiku’s alleged defection to PDP

But in a statement by his media office on Wednesday, the former VP denied any relationship with the groups.

The former Vice President said in a statement by his media office in Abuja that he remains a committed member of the APC and urged that the purported defections of these groups be discountenanced.

Atiku was one of the APC presidential aspirants who lost to the eventual winner, Muhammadu Buhari.

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