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BREAKING NEWS: Atiku flags off 2019 presidential race

By News Express on 27/03/2018

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•Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar (second left) flanked by Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo and on the right by Otunba Gb
•Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar (second left) flanked by Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo and on the right by Otunba Gb

Former Vice-President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday afternoon began the race towards the 2019 presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a flag-off of his campaign consultation in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. 

The event, which took place at the Banquet Hall of the Rivers State Governor’s Office, was chaired by the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike. It had in attendance the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel; former Governor of Enugu State and one-time National Chairman of PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo; Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate, Senator Abdul Ningi; Senator Lee Ledogo Maeba; former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Michael Aondoakaa; amongst others.

In his opening speech, the former Vice-President reiterated his commitment towards the creation of a new Nigeria devoid of favouritism, segregation and ethnicity but one built on a foundation of industrialisation and economic revolution.

Atiku disclosed that the problem of Nigeria is not the lack of resources or skilled manpower but the lack of leadership willpower that is needed to make conscious decisions and give adequate directions.

In his remarks, Governor Wike declared that the position of the President is solely for an individual with experience and track record for excellence. He declared that Atiku possesses the needed track record and has what it takes to make Nigeria great.

According to Wike, “Atiku Adamawa has what it takes to be the President of Nigeria; the Presidency is for the man who has the track record. Atiku has the track record.”

Source News Express

Posted 27/03/2018 3:57:32 PM

 

 

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