- PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has made a fresh revelation about the idea of travelling abroad
- The former vice president disclosed that despite the hardship brought upon the country by the APC-led government, his children will never leave Nigeria for other countries
- The presidential hopeful noted that if given an opportunity in 2023, he would make human development and quality education a priority in his government
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said despite the hardship under the All Progressives Congress administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari, his children will not leave for other countries.
Atiku assures of quality education if elected in 2023
Meanwhile, Atiku has assured that he would prioritise human capital development and quality education to enable young people to compete in the modern economy.
“Under the APC, the trend has since reversed. People cannot wait to run away from Nigeria. All of you have relatives, children who are running away to the United States, Canada.
“I have my own. I have refused any of them to go abroad and reside because I don’t believe it. We have to stay in this country.”
Interestingly, the former vice-president also promised to ensure quality healthcare for the people.
The campaigns for the 2023 polls begin officially today, Thursday, September 29.
2023 presidency: PDP lost the moment it gave its ticket to another northerner
Meanwhile, Ogoegbunam Kingdom, a youth and women development advocate, says the decision of Governor Nyesom Wike and his allies to pull out of Atiku Abubakar’s campaign is properly justified because the south feels shortchanged in the opposition PDP.
The camp of Governor Wike recently withdrew from the Atiku campaign, insisting the decision will not be rescinded until the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, resigns.
Since Atiku, the PDP presidential candidate is from the north, Governor Wike and his allies said Ayu, who is also a northerner, must resign for a southerner to take over.
2023: Atiku, Obi shiver as Tinubu gets major endorsement
In another development, the leader of Young Professionals of Nigeria (YPN), Pastor John Desmond, has called on Nigerians to support the aspiration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Desmond made the call in Umuahia, Abia state, during a sensitization tour of young professionals who are members of the APC across the South East.
Desmond said Tinubu has the courage, vision and capacity to transform Nigeria.