Nigeria’s ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has officially declared his intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
In a video going viral, Atiku who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 20219 presidential elections made public his plan to contest in the election after meeting some stakeholders.
The former VP explained that his decision followed the need for good governance in Nigeria, pointing out that he has all it takes to salvage the country from the numerous challenges facing it.
He said, “We are in one of the trying and tough times in our history in this country. Poverty, insecurity, joblessness and insecurity
“There has never been a time when Nigerians need serious leadership than now.
“PDP is in a better position to offer Nigerians that desirable leadership. That is what I want to offer. I want to offer solutions to our problems.
“I have the experience in the lower and highest level. As a vice president of Nigeria, I made much progress in national transformation.
“As a businessman, I have solved grassroot problems by creating jobs for thousands of people”.