- The APC has been advised not to under rate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
- A lawmaker loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abdulmumin Jibrin, said just like Buhari, Atiku has shown the power of resilience
- According to him, there should be no room for complacency
Abdulmumin Jibrin has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) against underrating the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Jibrin who is one of the lawmakers loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari gave this warning on his Twitter account on Sunday, October 7, after the victory of former vice president Atiku Abubakar as the flag bearer of the PDP.
The lawmaker said strong opposition and tight election is good for democracy and it optimises the value of citizens.
He said though Atiku has shown the power of resilience, he is confident that the APC and President Buhari will win the 2019 presidential election.
Legit.ng had reported that Abdulmumin Jibrin, member of Nigeria's House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the party's ticket to return to the National Assembly to represent Kiru/Bebeji federal constituency of Kano state.
The lawmaker who was one of President Buhari's loyalists at the National Assembly disclosed this on his twitter feed on Thursday, October 4.
"APC direct primaries in Kano for House of Representatives. It turns out a work free day for me because my constituents put me up again as sole candidate for the APC..ALHAMDULILLAH! I wish all my colleagues and aspiring new members best of luck as the votes are counted," he tweeted.
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