- Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, says if given the mandate to rule Nigeria, he will open up the economy to attract foreign investment
- He expresses the confidence that Buhari will hand over if he loses the 2019 presidential election
- The presidential aspirant raises alarm over alleged death threats he has been receiving from unknown persons
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has played down suggestions that there is a serious rift between him and ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo.
Atiku, who is hoping to get the nomination of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, September 13, told journalist at the party’s secretariat in Lokoja that the disagreement between he and the former president was not as serious as thought, The Punch reports.
He stated that any grey areas between both of them would be addressed after he gets the nomination of his party.
The presidential aspirant said if given the mandate to rule Nigeria, he would open up the economy to attract foreign investment, thereby creating jobs for youths.
He expressed the confidence that President Buhari would hand over if he loses the 2019 presidential election.
Meanwhile, Atiku Abubakar has said his life and that of members of his family are under threat due to his decision to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Nation reports that presidential aspirant made the statement in a petition to President Buhari titled “petition over criminal intimidation and threat to my life, that of members of my family, and cyber stalking using mobile phone number 08148228704”.
In the document dated September 7, 2018, Atiku requested for more police protection for himself and his family following the threats.
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