- The national chairman of the PDM, Frank Igwebuike, has tipped Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to win the 2019 presidential election
- Igwebuike said after taking a look at all the candidates vying for the presidency, the PDM noticed that Atiku is the best within the political space to occupy the position of president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
- The party boss said the PDM has directed its people to mobilise and vote for Atiku
The presidential election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been tipped to win the presidential election on Saturday, February 16, by the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Chief Frank Igwebuike.
Igwebuike made the assertion when he led some members of PDM’s National Working Committee to the Atiku Presidential Campaign Office in Abuja, the nation’s capital, Leadership reports.
Legit.ng gathers that he said Atiku has the energy, courage and experience to move Nigeria forward.
He said: “We are here today, having resolved as a political party for the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians that we have looked at all the candidates vying for the election in 2019, and noticed that Atiku Abubakar is the best within the political space to occupy the position of president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“We have looked at his antecedents and we are very much convinced that he is the man of the moment. He is intelligent and a man who has courage to lead Nigeria. Private sector driven economy is what is needed in the 21st century.
“We have adopted Atiku Abubakar as our presidential candidate. This is time for election. We have directed our people to mobilise and vote for Atiku for president. But all other positions like the governorship, House of Assembly, they must vote PDM.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nigerians in the United Kingdom stated that they are behind the candidature of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the 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.
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