BREAKING: “I’ll Contest for President in 2027”, Atiku Declares, Video Emerges

  • PDP chieftain and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced his intention to run for president of Nigeria in 2027
  • Atiku made this announcement during a recent interview with a news medium as the talks for an alliance between the PDP, Labour Party and other opposition parties in Nigeria
  • The flagbearer of the PDP, Atiku, confirmed the development in a video and his statement has sparked heated reactions in the polity

TheTalk.NG journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President of Nigeria, on Wednesday, May 22, disclosed that he would contest for president in 2027.

Atiku announces plans for 2027Atiku announces his intention to run for president in 2027 amid merger talks with Peter Obi of the Labour Party and other opposition party chieftains.
Photo credit: Atiku AbubakarSource: Facebook

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The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku, confirmed this development in an interview with the Voice of America (VOA).

Abdul-Aziz Na’ibi Abubakar, a chieftain of the PDP, further confirmed the development in a post shared on his X page, accompanied by a video.

The PDP chieftain tweeted:

“Good news to all Nigerians as the people’s favorite, HE. @atiku Abubakar confirmed that he will contest in 2027.

“Are you ready to vote for the UNIFIER come 2027?”

TheTalk.NG reported that Atiku was the flagbearer of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 presidential election. The former governor of Delta state, Ifeanyi Okowa, was Atiku’s running mate.

Atiku confirmed the development in a video

Watch the video as Atiku spoke in Hausa and announced his intention to run for president in 2027:

Atiku shares why he may support Obi

Meanwhile, TheTalk.NG previously reported that the PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, explained what transpired when he hosted Obi recently.

The former vice president hinted that he may have to support Peter Obi if the merger between the Labour Party and the PDP works out.

Atiku gave reasons for his decision, adding that both parties can merge to achieve a common goal.

Source: TheTalk.NG


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