Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has officially and formally joined the race to run for president ahead of the 2023 general elections.
According to a viral video making the rounds on social media, the former Vice president, Atiku, who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections, made the declaration while meeting with some stakeholders of PDP.
He 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”.