- The Atiku Campaign Organisation says Nigerians in the UK support the candidacy of Atiku Abubakar
- The organization said President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to make any meaningful impact on any aspect of the nation’s economy in the last four years
- The organization added that Atiku has demonstrated great capacity, capability and ability in both public and private life far above all those contesting to be president of Nigeria in 2019
Nigerians in the United Kingdom have stated that they are behind the candidature of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for the Saturday, February 16 presidential election.
A statement by the coordinator, Atiku Campaign Organisation, United Kingdom chapter, on behalf of Nigerians in the UK, Dr Tony Chidi, stated that Nigerians in the UK support Atiku’s candidacy because he represents a new generation of leadership necessary to take the country out of poverty and backwardness, Tribune reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the statement chided President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to make any meaningful impact on any aspect of the nation’s economy in the last four years.
The statement added that Atiku has influenced the lives of Nigerians positively in many areas of life; unlike President Buhari.
The statement read: “Atiku has demonstrated great capacity, capability and ability in both public and private life far above all who are contesting to be president of Nigeria in 2019. Having been there for eight fruitful years, he understands the system better than the incumbent who has to demonstrate gross incompetency (sic) and all others who currently aspire to the presidency.
“As vice president, the economy and other substructures were under his watch and they all performed excellently.
“Nigerians can attest to the fact that Turaki is highly detribalized and would as it was, offer equal opportunities to Nigerians, irrespective of tribe, religion, culture or political leanings, unlike Buhari who is so clannish and myopic."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the ambition of the Atiku Abubakar received a boost with the decision of two presidential candidates to drop their bid for the presidency and support his candidature ahead of the election.
The two presidential candidates are Nicolas Felix and Barrister Chuks Nwachukwu of the Peoples Coalition Party (PCP) and the All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) respectively.
They reportedly announced their endorsement of Atiku at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, February 12, just days to the presidential election.
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