Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has finally thrown in the challenge for the presidency of Nigeria come 2019. He did this with a huge crowd showing that would threaten any sitting president.
He also threatened to take his home state, Adamawa, back the the PDP.
Abubakar gave the assurance Saturday in Yola while speaking at a Mega Rally organized by the state branch of the party.
Atiku said that Adamawa was a PDP state and he would do all things possible to bring back the party to power in 2019.
Atiku who formally declared his intention to vie for the presidential seat under PDP said he was overwhelmed by the mammoth crowd that graced the occasion confirming the popularity of PDP in the state.
He criticized the All Progressives Congress (APC) for failing Nigeria in areas of economy, security and job security, adding that he would address the the problem when elected president.
The National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus described Atiku as a leading presidential aspirant in the party that has the capacity to dislodge APC in 2019.
“PDP is a tsunami that will soon wipe out APC. We are not afraid, we are strong and coming like train to crush APC,” Secondus said at the rally.