- Since leaving office in 2007, Atiku Abubakar, former vice president, has continued to battle for the topmost seat in Nigeria to no avail
- As he is believed to be gearing up for another political battle in 2019, he seems to have won the heat of Professor Dupe Olatunbosun
A professor of agric-economist, Dupe Olatunbosun, has described Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, as the leader Nigeria needs at this stage of its existence.
Atiku is served as vice president in the administration of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Since then, he had failed in his ambition for the presidency.
In 2015, the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost again to President Muhammadu Buhari at the party’s primaries.
NAIJ.com learnt that he still has his eyes fixed on Aso Rock and has continued this pursuit meeting stakeholders in the political project.
Olatunbosun said his argument in favour of Atiku is because he has the relevant experience and intellectual consciousness to move the country forward.
Reports quoted Olatunbosun as calling Atiku a very courageous man who can take radical decisions that would benefit the country.
Olatunbosun praised Atiku for his commitment and contributions to education adding that this puts him ahead in the search of a leader of distinction.
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According to him, Atiku possesses the capacity to reset Nigeria and help it jump-start its economy for the good of all.
In a related development, the former vice president has called on Nigerians to exercise patience with those in government till the end of their administration and make better choices in subsequent elections.
In his Democracy Day message to Nigerians, the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) described democracy as the best form of government and said the citizens should take advantage of it to make wise selections.
He also prayed for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery and return to the country saying the worst form of democracy was better than a military government.
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