- Alhaji Adamu Song, a former national leader of AD, said that though Atiku Abubakar is strong Nigeria's national politics, he is not in Adamawa state
- Song said that electorates in the state are some of the sophisticated and intellectually advanced in the country
- The northern statesman also said if the reason why Atiku is not strong in the state is that nobody can freely spend money on him
Alhaji Adamu Song, a former national chairman of dead Alliance for Democracy (AD) and ex general secretary of NUPENG, has revealed why Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, is not strong in Adamawa state.
The northern stateman in an interview with The Sun also spoke about why it would be a difficult thing for the North to elect any Igbo candidate come 2020.
When he was asked about the unpredictability nature of politics in Adamawa and how it seems as if it is controlled about external forces, Song said that electorates int states are some of the advanced ones in the country.
He attributed the sophistication of the voters to the diverse nature of the state, adding that it is the same reason why there are rarely any religious crisis in the state.
The former AD chairman also said that the notion that Atiku is strong in the state is false, saying that those he may commands strength in the nation’s politics but that reverse is the case in Adamawa.
On the reasons why Atiku is not strong in his state, he said no one can really spend for the PDP’s candidate’s cause without having to send the bill to him.
“Very well; the reasons are numerous. One; among the supporters of Atiku in Adamawa state, there is no one who can spend as much as N10 million for the cause of Atiku without sending the bill to him,” he said.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Buhari Media Organisation claimed former vice president Atiku is directly responsible for the pauperisation of millions of Nigerians.
The pro-Buhari group said the PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 elections pauperised Nigerians when he served as the head of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP).
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