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Atiku rules out consensus for presidential candidate under APC


Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who is contesting for presidency under APC has ruled out determining the party presidency flag bearer by consensus.

NAN report that Atiku told newsmen in Bauchi on Sunday that it was too late to select a candidate among the aspirants, by consensus.

"It is too late for the party of holding a consensus forum for its presidential aspirants but rather, it should conduct a delegate conference where we will fight it out,"said Atiku, who is also a former vice president of the Federal republic of Nigeria.

NAN report that Atiku said it is one of the best practices in democracy for candidate to be allowed to test their popularity.

It will also be recalled that Atiku face a tight competition from Buhari,Tambuwal among other candidate.

Also commenting on his relatioship with the former president of the country, chief olusegun obasanjo, atiku said that related very well.

"In spite of my disagreement with Obasanjo on political ground, there is a personal cordial relationship between us; I visited him last week at his ota farm," he said.
NAN reports that atiku was in bauchi, where he held a closed-door meeting with APC stakeholders

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. jeffery aka Jwhiteone

    November 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    well, we shall know at the end

  2. Ejinwa Anthony

    November 17, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    it’s simple no one can contend with him for that post in APC so let the other relax and let’s see what his game plan is gonna be this time around

  3. sirOscie.

    November 18, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Atiku is very correct. This is not time for any of the aspirants to be thinking of the easy way out but time for all to be on the final lap of the campaign with the people and hope for the best result possible.
    I have no doubt that my preferred candidate Atiku Abubakar will emerge winner and become the party’s flag bearer because he is very prepared and experience for the task ahead and I believe he will do very well if we give him our mandate come 2015.
    His popularity is cut across the entire country as any true leader should and with him CHANGE is sure. #ANigeriaForAll.

    • Darlinton Omeh

      November 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm

      SirOscie, how sure are you about the change with Atiku? Not as if I’m doubting you but just want to be further convinced that a man who had rule Nigeria for 8years still have much to offer more than what he did while in previously in power???

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