Atiku's Wife to Northeast Women: Don't Sell Your Votes to Desperate Politicians

Atiku's Wife to Northeast Women: Don't Sell Your Votes to Desperate Politicians

  • Princess Rukayya Atiku Abubakar has warned women in the northeast to be wary of politicians who would want to buy their votes
  • The wife of the PDP presidential candidate gave the warning while addressing PDP women from the six states of the region
  • Princess Rukayya has been very visible in northern Nigeria in the past few weeks canvassing, for votes on behalf of her husband

Bauchi - Women in the northeast sub-region have been urged to resist the temptation of vote-buying from desperate politicians who are going around buying votes.

Nigerian Tribune newspaper reports that the call was made by the wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Princess Rukayya Atiku Abubakar while addressing PDP women from the six states of the region in Bauchi on Wednesday, December 7.

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Princess Rukaiya Atiku Abubakar
Atiku's wife has been very visible in the last couple of wins campaigning for her husband. Photo credit: Princess Rukaiya Atiku Abubakar
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She called on women in the region to resist the temptation of selling their votes in return for money.

She also stated that Nigeria was facing many challenges that needed exemplary leadership to address, stressing that the 2023 general elections are another opportunity for women in the northeast to make that change.

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She said:

“We are here to educate PDP women in the six states of the northeast region on what is expected of them in the forthcoming elections.”

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Meanwhile, Hon. Micah Jiba, the House of Representatives member representing Abuja Municipal/Bwari Federal Constituency has declared that FCT residents will vote Atiku as the next president of Nigeria.

Speaking to on the sidelines of the PDP presidential campaign at the Eagles Square, Abuja, Hon Jiba stated that the FCT has always voted for the PDP and it will remain so.

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His words:

“What is happening today is a mere formality. You have heard our presidential candidate. He said he wanted to thank our people for always standing with the PDP since 1999. I can assure you that it will not change.
“Here in the FCT, we are 100% PDP. Even as an opposition party, you can see that we won more seats in the last area council election. That is to show you how popular and grounded we are. So, it's a done deal and PDP will carry the day all elections in the FCT, come February 2023.”

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On his part, Atiku recently advised the people of Lagos against returning the APC to power.

The former vice president, who spoke at the PDP's presidential rally in Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, also discredited the APC's claims of building major infrastructure in the state.

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Recall that Atiku recently described the ruling APC as destroyers, adding that they don't deserve to be supported.

The former vice president made the comment in Benin, Edo state, on Saturday, October 22.

He said the APC has destroyed the educational system, economy, and infrastructure and failed to address the country's security challenges.


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