Ex-Agitators Dump Atiku/Okowa, Declare Support for Tinubu/Shettima 2 Days to 2023 Elections

Ex-Agitators Dump Atiku/Okowa, Declare Support for Tinubu/Shettima 2 Days to 2023 Elections

  • Nigerians, especially the youths, have been urged to vote for the APC in the forthcoming presidential election
  • This call was from a group of ex-agitators who advised the Niger Delta electorates against voting for the PDP flagbearer in the Saturday, February 25 election
  • According to the aggrieved agitators, Atiku does not mean well for Nigerians and the people of the region, hence he does not deserve their votes in the coming poll

Ahead of the Saturday, February 25, presidential election, a group of ex-agitators known as the Niger Delta Liberation Movement (NDLM) sent a strong message to Nigerians.

The repentant agitators cautioned Nigerians, especially the youths, against casting their votes for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Atiku Abubakar, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, 2023 presidential election
Former agitators urge electorates not to vote for PDP's flagbearer Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state. Photo credit: Atiku Abubakar
Source: Facebook

Why Nigerians should shun Atiku, Okowa on Saturday, Feb 25, the group reveals

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In a statement signed and issued on Wednesday, February 22, by its Spokesman, Commander Amabiri Andabiri, the group said it opposed power returning to the north after eight years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, THISDAY report confirmed.

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The group backed Tinubu

The NDLM, therefore, urged the people of the Niger Delta to cast their votes for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, during Saturday’s election.

Buhari-Osinbajo support group dumps APC, endorses another presidential candidate, apologises to Nigerians

Meanwhile, supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari under the aegis of the Buhari-Yemi Osinbajo Nationwide Supporters Group have declared support for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

A member of the group announced their collective decision to dump the APC to join the opposition PDP and work for Atiku during a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, February 22.

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The group's national coordinator, Danjuma Fachiwe Gwoz, announced the decision along with other group members.

2023 presidency: Ex-Kano governor says Atiku will win

In another report, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau of Kano state has expressed optimism that the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, will emerge victorious in the forthcoming presidential polls.

The former Kano state governor made this disclosure on Tuesday, February 21, during a public function in the state.

He stated that Atiku's emergence as the PDP's flagbearer has already cemented his chances, and his blueprint placed him above all other candidates.

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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