- Alhaji Abdullahi Sugar says Atiku’s nationwide appeal will enable him defeat Buhari not minding the incumbency factor
- He states that if the former vice president gets the PDP ticket, he would send the president out of the Presidential Villa
Alhaji Abdullahi Sugar, an associate of Atiku Abubakar, has said the former vice president will send President Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura come February 2019.
Daily Trust reports that Alhaji Sugar an interview, said Atiku’s nationwide appeal would enable him defeat Buhari not minding the incumbency factor.
He said if the former vice president gets the PDP ticket, he would send Buhari out of the Presidential Villa through popular votes.
“We thank God that Buhari has declared his intention to contest again in 2019. By so doing he has lessened the task for Atiku. If given the PDP ticket, Atiku will shock Buhari.
“We are urging Nigerians to be calm pending the time when Atiku will come on board. He would wipe away the tears of Nigerians. The masses spent their money, time and resources to bring Buhari to power, but now they have been paid back with abject poverty,” he stated.
Meanwhile, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has finally addressed the issue of his presidential ambition since his resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The former vice president left the APC and although he has not formally announced the party he will go to, there is high speculation that he will return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In an interview with veteran journalist, Dele Momodu, Atiku said he decided not to wait and participate in the APC primary election because the party had become a one-man business.
He said since President Muhammadu Buhari came into power, he failed to take charge of the growth of the party.
The former vice president expressed optimism of defeating President Buhari in 2019, saying he has lost a lot of goodwill.
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