Atiku Abubakar throws his hat in the ring for the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has openly declared interest in contesting the 2019 presidential position.
The All Progressives Party chieftain, made his declaration known via a statement released to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday night.
Atiku described himself as qualified and with the necessary vision and experience to run the affairs of Nigeria.
He also stated his readiness to work towards a united and prosperous Nigeria.
“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.” He said.
“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.
“Atiku…Nation on a rescue mission, Proudly Atikunation, we walk together; Nigeria of our dream, think Atiku; Atikunation 2019, if not Atiku then who?”