2023: APC Not a Party to Support, They Are Destroyers, Atiku Declares
- PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar has advised Nigerians to reject the APC, describing the ruling party as destroyers
- The former vice president urged Nigerians to be loyal to the PDP, adding that the party will also be loyal to them
- Atiku made the comments in Benin, the Edo state capital at a rally attended by thousands of PDP supporters
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Benin - Ahead of the 2023 general election, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as destroyers, adding that they don’t deserve to be supported.
Atiku who stated this while addressing party supporters in Benin, Edo state on Saturday, October 22 during his party’s presidential rally, urged the people to continue to be loyal to the PDP.
He said the APC has destroyed the educational system, economy, infrastructure and failed to address the security challenges facing the country.
The former vice president also reiterated his commitment to tackle insecurity, improve economy, unify the country and fight insecurity.
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“We have promised to reunify this country. What do we mean by that? We mean we are going to give each and every part of this country a sense of belonging. You will not be excluded in anything.
“Two, we promise to restore security. Whatever it is going to take us to do it, we will restore security in this country so that you can travel day and night, so that you can go to your farms, so that you can go to anywhere secured.
“We will put more policemen on the streets. We will equip them; we will fortify them and since we have promised to devolve more powers to the states and local governments, you can also have your own local police. We shall make sure your local police don’t harass you.
“Three, we will send back all our eligible children to school. They must go to school; every child must go to school.
“If you remember, during the PDP years, we established compulsory primary school education from primary to secondary school and we are tasking Nigerians to educate these children. But this government is not keeping to that promise. We promise you; every child must go to school and our universities will not go on strike.
“Again, we promise to revive the economy of this country. We will make sure that our industries, our factories, resume production in this country. We will make sure that there are enough jobs for our youths who are passing out from the schools. This is what we mean by reviving the economy.
“You have seen how APC has destroyed this country, destroyed the economy of this country. They have destroyed your educational opportunities. They have destroyed your job opportunities. APC is not a party to be supported. They are destroyers.
“Therefore, we call on you to continue to be loyal to PDP and PDP will be loyal to you.”
Atiku vows to rescue Nigeria from poverty, insecurity as PDP hosts rally in Uyo
Earlier, Atiku promised to rescue Nigeria from insecurity, poverty, disunity and youth unemployment.
He stated this on Monday, October 10 during the official kick-off of the PDP presidential campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, said if elected he would fix Nigeria’s education sector.
He said the protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities and poor condition of the nation’s universities and welfare of university teachers will be addressed headlong.
2023: Atiku Abubakar says Arewa needs a pan-Nigerian leader
Recall that Atiku recently said that the credential of national inclusivity, not ethnicity should be an ideal that the northern part of the county should examine in electing a new president for the country in the 2023 elections.
The former vice president of Nigeria made the remarks when he featured as a guest of the Arewa Joint Committee interactive sessions with various presidential candidates of political parties on Saturday, October 15 in Kaduna.
He noted that with a political career that spans more than three decades, he stands shoulder high as a northerner who has built bridges of unity across the country.