2023: Atiku officially declares for President, unveils 5-point agenda

Written by on March 25, 2022


Similarly,Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday declared his intention to contest the presidency in the 2023 elections, articulating a five-point agenda to turn around the fortunes of Nigeria,  if elected.

The declaration  which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, had in attendance  former Vice President Namadi Sambo; Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri; former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu, among others.

Yesterday’s event marked Atiku’s  second formal declaration for office of the President in the past four years.

The five-point agenda includes unity of Nigeria, security, economy, education and devolving more resources and powers to the federating units.

Addressing a mammoth crowd of supporters, Atiku said: “First, I want to thank you all for being here today and for all your enduring support. I know there are over 12 million Nigerians out there, who may not be here with us today, but they have been with us since the 2019 election.

”That is why I am happy to announce my candidacy for the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, under the platform of People’s Democratic Party, PDP.  I offer myself to rescue the sinking ship.

Under my leadership, we will reduce government borrowing. Too much borrowing comes at the detriment of future growth.

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