- As political parties continue to campaign ahead of the coming elections, Atiku Abubakar has promised to restructure the country
- The PDP presidential candidate said he has always stood for the restructuring of the nation
- The former vice president urged the people of Osun to vote the PDP from top to bottom
Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, has said that he is passionate about the restructuring of Nigeria.
Abubakar made the remarks during his presidential campaign on Tuesday, January 15, in Osogbo. He said he would start the process of restructuring in six months of his administration, if elected.
"You know I have always stood for restructuring and I promise that I will start the process in six month, if elected and I mean it," he said.
The PDP presidential candidate also said he would give 40 per cent appointment to youths and 30 percent to women in his government.
While urging the people of the state to vote for him and other PDP candidates, Abubakar also appealed to them to protect their votes.
"I appeal to you to vote for PDP from top to the bottom and your vote for the party means job, security and improved economy,” he said.
Also speaking, Abubakar’s wife, Titi Abubakar, said a vote for her husband would end suffering in the country. She urged the electorate to vote for her husband and other PDP candidates, adding that her husband would provide jobs, empower women and end poverty.
The national chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, appealed to INEC and security operatives to be neutral during the election.
Secondus also urged the new acting Inspector General of Police Mohammad Abubakar to be fair to all Nigerians.
He appealed to the electorate to vote for Abubakar and other PDP candidates in the forthcoming elections.
The Osun PDP chairman, Soji Adagunodo, said the electorate in the state would give 80 per cent of their votes to Abubakar and other PDP candidates in the elections.
Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the chairman of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) steering committee, said Abubakar would fulfill all his electoral promises, if elected.
Meanwhile, the Action Alliance (AA) on Monday, January 14, reaffirmed its support for Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming presidential election.
The AA national chairman, Chief Kenneth Udeze, who stated this at a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, said: “We are for Atiku/Obi leadership and we are glad to work with all believers of true federalism and efficient administration of governance at all levels to accomplish this as we approach the forthcoming elections."
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