Did Atiku declare for presidency or didn’t he?

by Tessa Doghor

November 3, 2017 | 12:45 pm
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Atiku Abubakar, Nigerian politician, businessman and philanthropist, who served as the second elected Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, with President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday appeared to declare that he would be running for presidency in 2019.


See YouTube video below:


In the video, Atiku said: “I am Atiku Abubakar, the poor boy from Jada, Adamawa state. I am a true democrat, a believer in the rule of law and a fighter for justice and equity. I believe in this country. If we work together under a focused and visionary leadership, we will make this country a stable and prosperous nation. I have the vision, the courage, the experience to lead this country. It is time to give back. I am ready to serve.


The video had pictorial illustrations like‎; “Atiku…Nation on a rescue mission, Proudly Atikunation, we walk together; Nigeria of our dream, think Atiku; Atikunation 2019, if not Atiku then who?”


In response to a post that he plans to run for presidency in 2019, Atiku tweeted a negative.



He has left Nigerians wondering. Has he declared for presidency? Is he interested? Will he declare? Only time will tell.


Video Credit: Blue Prin in

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by Tessa Doghor

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