Big Win for PDP as Top Political Parties Adopt Atiku, Okowa Ahead of 2023 Presidential Election
- Nigerians have been urged to support Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa in their 2023 presidential bid
- The call was made to Nigerians by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Thursday, January 26
- The coalition said Atiku's view on restructuring and education, as well as his experience and maturity in politics, are key to driving Nigeria to an expected end
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On Thursday, January 26, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) adopted Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its 2023 presidential candidate.
Vanguard reports that CUPP's spokesperson, Henry Eze, while speaking in Asaba, Delta state's capital city, said the coalition of 11 states of the South-south and Southeast are in line with the decision.
According to its zonal chairman, Ken Ikeh, the coalition said the decision to adopt the Atiku-Okowa ticket is in tandem with the vision of CUPP's founding fathers.
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“Atiku is an advocate of restructuring and has promised to champion devolution of power to federating states.
“Atiku, having been the Vice President of Nigeria is the most experienced of all the presidential candidates and besides, his joint ticket with Okowa satisfies the criteria of a Muslim-Christian ticket.
“Atiku’s choice of Okowa as running mate is an indication that the PDP presidential candidate cares for the Igbo people."
The Punch reports that the coalition stated that Atiku's stance on restructuring and education, as well as his experience and maturity in politics, are key to driving Nigeria to an expected end.
“We urge all political stakeholders, opinion leaders and elders of the geopolitical zone and all Nigerians of good conscience to support Atiku."
"I want to become Yoruba's 1st-ever First Lady," Atiku's wife begs in fresh interview
Titi Abubakar said she wants to break the jinx of Yoruba not producing a First Lady since the inception of democracy.
The wife of the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer said the people of the southeast are yet to produce a first and she would like to be the record breaker.
According to Titi, all Nigerians of Yoruba descent should support her husband's candidacy to enable her to achieve her dream.
Atiku takes the bull by the horns, makes important promises to Nigerians ahead of 2023 presidential election
Nigerians have been assured of plans by the Peoples Democratic Party's leadership to restructure the country.
This assurance was handed to Nigerians by the 2023 presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar.
The former vice president said this while urging the people of Bayelsa state to vote for him in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.