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Nigerians differ on Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku

NIGERIANS across the six geopolitical zones, yesterday, differed on what the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by former President Olusegun Obasanjo meant.

Obasanjo had while endorsing Atiku’s presidential ambition, expressed confidence that the PDP candidate would perform better than the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Those who spoke to Saturday Vanguard include a former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa; elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark; Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed; National Chairman of Pan -Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Air Vice Marshal Idongesit Nkanga, retd; and Chief Strategist to the Delta State Government, Chief Paulinus Akpeki.

Others are former Political Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mr. Akin Osuntokun; ex-Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada and National Coordinator, Niger Delta Peace Coalition, Zik Gbemre.

Vanguard, October 13, 2018

 

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