2023: Diaspora Group Vows to Raise Funds in Support of Atiku

2023: Diaspora Group Vows to Raise Funds in Support of Atiku

  • Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group of Nigerians living abroad have vowed to raise funds for Atiku's campaign
  • According to the Nigerians in diaspora, Atiku's words and actions reflects an understanding of Nigeria's deep rooted challenges
  • The Nigerians also expressed support for the emergence of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as Atiku's running mate ahead of the 2023 polls

FCT, Abuja - A group of Nigerians in diaspora, on the aegis of Democracy Vanguard of Nigeria in Diaspora (DVND) has declared support for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, even as it vowed to raise fund in support of the project.

The Nigerians in diaspora also said Atiku's presidency raised their hope of voting in future elections.

Atiku continues to get support from different groups ahead of the 2023 elections. Photo credit: Atiku Media
Source: Facebook

In a statement released Monday, July 18 signed by its Director-General, T A Sule and Vice President, Anozie Ugenyi, the group noted that Atiku has historically remained the political leader whose every action and utterance, reflects an understanding of Nigeria's deep rooted challenges.

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According to the diaspora group, Atiku has also consistently demonstrated the most interest in what happens to Nigerians in the Diaspora.

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The group further said:

“It is to this end that we have decided to mobilize our relatives back home to get their PVCs and go out in their numbers to exercise their franchise in order to guarantee a safer, more united and prosperous country.
“We also hereby declare to raise requisite funds to support this project as we all look forward to one day returning to a safer, more united and prosperous country.
“It is an exciting certainty that we who live in other countries share Atiku's vision of an all-inclusive plan for us.
“We know that with leadership such as he will offer, the institutions responsible for the same will to ensure our voting rights as early as 2027. We know that where there is a will, a way becomes inevitable.

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“For the avoidance of doubt, our numbers are legion and we are curating the same to ensure everyone of us matches their desires with actions to the realization of a Nigeria of our dreams.”

While describing Atiku as a a unifier and bridge-builder, the group expressed excitement over the emergence of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as the vice presidential candidate of the PDP.

2023: Diamond Ladies in Politics to declare for Atiku

Similarly, a socio-political group on the aegis of Diamond Ladies in Politics (DLP) has concluded plans to officially declare support for Atiku ahead of 2023 general elections.

The group will also honour some prominent Nigerians who worked assiduously to ensure the emergence of the former vice president as the PDP presidential candidate.

Among the names listed to be honoured are Senator Dino Melaye, Ebonyi PDP governorship candidate, Chief Odii Ifeanyi, and Kogi central senatorial candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti Uduaghan.

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2023: Atiku outperforms Peter Obi, Tinubu on positive ratio metrics

Meanwhile, a new study has revealed that Atiku has outperformed the two other major presidential candidates - Peter Obi of Labour Party and Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC - on positive ratio metrics on social media.

According to the report which adopted Artificial Intelligence tools to analyse 500,000 mentions of the candidates on both traditional and social media within a one-month period, it revealed that although Atiku got more positive sentiments from people than the duo of Tinubu and Obi.

This means that people who discussed the candidates said more positive things about Atiku Abubakar than they did for Obi and even expressed lesser positive sentiments about Tinubu.

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