- Atiku Abubakar visited Hajiya Aya Dada Yar’Adua, the mother of former president, Musa Yar’Adua in Katsina
- Atiku declared that his visit to the state will not be complete without him visiting the aged woman
- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Peter Obi and Governor Nyesom Wike have also visited Hajiya Yar’Adua recently
Former vice president Atiku Abubakr, paid a visit to Hajia Aya Dada Yar’Adua, the mother of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, in Katsina.
Atiku, who is also a presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), visited the aged mother on Thursday, May 19.
Yar’dua died while in office 12 years ago.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Peter Obi and Governor Nyesom Wike have also visited Hajiya Yar’Adua recently.
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Sharing photos from his visit, Atiku tweeted:
“My visit to Katsina would be incomplete without a stopover at the Yar’Adua family compound. Hajjia Aya Dada Yar’Adua, the mother of my late mentor, Tafida Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and former President Umaru Yar’Adua, has been a mother figure to me since my association with the family.
“I’m happy to have met her in good condition. She prayed for my success and peace and unity to return to our dear country.”
APC rigged 2019 presidential poll results, stole my votes in 5 states - Atiku
Meanwhile, Atiku Abubakar has insisted that the 2019 presidential election which he lost to President Muhammadu Buhari was rigged.
Atiku who is contesting again for the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the allegation when he met with the party's delegates in Katsina state.
The Adamawa-born politician claimed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) stole his result in five states.
I’m a victim of electoral fraud, Atiku alleges again in another meeting
Meanwhile, Atiku in another forum vented his heartaches while reminiscing on the 2019 presidential polls he lost to President Muhammadu Buhari.
He claimed he was a victim of electoral fraud and that the ruling party used its power to rob him of his mandate in 2019.
The former vice president made the allegation on Tuesday, May 17 in a meeting with Kaduna PDP delegates at the party’s secretariat.