A former Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Abdul Ahmed Ningi has said that no politician in Nigeria possessed the record of meritorious public service as former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Senator Niningi had few days ago, led a delegation of Northeast Business Community and other close political allies of Atiku and bought him Presidential Expression of Interest of the PDP.
The former Deputy Senate Leader said this in a statement issued to journalists in Bauchi.
Senator Ningi said Atiku Abubakar possessed all the leadership qualities to take the country out of its current situation of economic hardship that the too many incompetences of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) caused the country.
He said the candidacy is for the best interest of Nigeria and its people.
Senator Ningi, who is also a former Senator from Bauchi Central and a close associate of present Bauchi State Governor Senator Bala Mohammed said Nigerians should look at Atiku’s qualities and rally round their support for his victory in the forthcoming PDP primary election and the 2023 presidential election in general.
“I can say in the whole Nigeria, there was no politician that can say he possesses the record of service of His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku Abubakar is a politician who rose to the position of a Vice President and has contested twice as PDP Presidential candidate.
“Atiku Abubakar is a healthy and strong person who loves his people and was a business man business man who invested in education, media and other sectors just to reduce poverty and unemployment in Nigeria, and therefore I insisted that, no any politician that did this,” he said.
On the performance of the APC led federal government, the former deputy Senate leader said Nigeria is on “Autopilot” as no one is driving is which resulted the country to witnessed the current failure of APC on water supply, electricity, security, economy, petroleum and food security among others.
Senator Ningi, a member of Atiku Abubakar’s contact committee said with Atiku Abubakar once again as PDP Presidential candidate, he will lead the party to victory and restore the lost glory of Nigeria by providing the needed leadership.