Friday, 20 July 2018

2019: Atiku declares for presidency today

After several months of consultations with
critical stakeholders across the country and
members of the Peoples Democratic Party
( PDP) , former Vice President , Atiku Abubakar
will today , make a formal declaration to contest
the 2019 presidential election .
A press release from Atiku’ s media office notes
that Atiku will be making his declaration at a
rally in Yola , the capital of his home state of
Adamawa .
According to the release , Atiku’ s decision to
join the presidential race is in response to the
yearnings of majority of Nigerians to enthrone
a government that will fix the country’ s broken
economy , strengthen national unity and create
much - needed jobs for Nigerians . ”
It notes further that Atiku ’ s declaration today
will be followed with the unveiling of a policy
document that will give a clear direction to the
solutions that the former vice president hopes
to bring to bear in governance if elected
president of the country.
Atiku has also congratulated Former Minister
of Finance, Dr. ( Mrs. ) Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala on
her appointment to the Board of Twitter .
He said that Okonjo - Iweala is a national
treasure and her exploits on the world finance
and business stage is further proof that when
you empower a woman , you empower a
community, a nation and a continent.



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