Minister of women affairs caught on camera allegedly campaigning for Atiku
- Minister of women affairs was recently caught on camera showing her support for Atiku Abubakar
- Aisha Jumai Alhassan could be heard on tape calling him 'her father' and 'president in 2019'
The minister of women affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, was recently caught on camera declaring her support for former vice president, Atiku Abubakar's 2019 presidential ambition.
Alhassan, who lost Taraba state governorship to Darius Ishaku in 2015, was appointed to President Buhari's cabinet in the same year.
The minister, who spoke in Hausa at a recent event where the Atiku was also present, was caught on tape saying: "Your excellency, my father and by the grace of God, president in 2019."
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It is not yet known if President Buhari will contest again in 2019, but words from the president's camp and party, All Progressives Congress (APC), is that the president is likely to contest again.
Watch Alhassan's video below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that there is division among two major northern youth groups, the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) and the Arewa Youth Grand Alliance (AYGA) over who to endorse as a northern candidate in 2019.
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According to the report, the 2019 purported presidential ambitions of incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, and Atiku Abubakar, have created a gulf between the groups.
The division reportedly started after AYCF leader, Alhaji Yerima Shettima granted an interview, asking Buhari and Atiku and other northern political leaders above 60 years of age to perish the thought of seeking elective offices in 2019.
Watch Legit.ng video of man lamenting about the ruling party, APC: