The Kaduna State Governor , Nasir el – Rufai, on Friday said it was good that former Vice -President Atiku Abubakar left the All Progressives Congress early.

He said the party was already aware that Atiku would leave in December .

He said if given the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party , the former Vice – President is not a threat to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election .

El – rufai said these in an interview with State House correspondents after joining Buhari in observing juma’ at at the Presidential Villa , Abuja .

He described Atiku as a serial defector and presidential aspirant, saying no governor will leave the party with him .