Presidency: ‘I’m Still Considering My Plan, Nigeria’s Challenges Many’ — Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President, has stated that he will run for President in 2023.

Due to the obvious issues facing the country, Atiku said he was debating whether or not to run for president.

This was in response to his assertion that the country was now more divided than before the Civil War.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, speaking to members of the Let’s Fix Nigeria with Atiku organization at his Abuja home, claimed insecurity and poverty had become widespread in the country.

According to Atiku: “I have never seen this country with so many challenges at the same time. So, sometimes, when I am on my bed, I begin to wonder whether to go for it (contest) or not because the challenges are just too many. In my life, I have never seen Nigeria in such a bad situation.

“As far as the unity of this country is concerned, we are more divided. Even when we fought the Civil War, we were never as divided as this. We never had a breakdown of law and order like this because when we fought the Civil War; it was confined to a particular location, in every other place, there was peace.

“We never had this kind of poverty where even the farmer cannot go to farm the food to eat, not to talk of commercial farming. So, I have never seen this country so bad, and it is going to be a daunting task for anybody to come and turn things around.”

The former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, is yet to declare his intention to run again in 2023.

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