Pathik said, “Professor Abu Sayeed has joined Gano Forum on Monday noon at Dr Kamal Hossain’s chamber. During that time, he was talking about various issues with the party’s general secretary Mostafa Mohsin Montu.”
Abu Sayeed was the State Minister for Information of Awami League from 1996 to 2001. The former secretary of the party and the research secretary of the Awami League, he was out of the party after one eleven.
Professor Abu Sayeed contested as an Independent candidate in Pabna-1 (Santhia-Bera) constituent in the 10th national parliamentary election. In the election, he lost to Shamsul Haque Tuku.