Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at the weekend railed his campaign train to Calabar, Cross River State, in continuation of negotiation and mobilization for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019. The Waziri Adamawa reiterated that the Nigerian youth will play a major role in his quest to get Nigeria working again.
Atiku Abubakar stated that a lot of young people cutting across diverse disciplines and skills had been involved in the formulation of his Policy Document that will be unveiled soon, even as he said that they will play a major role in his administration if given the opportunity to lead the country.
The PDP presidential aspirant promised that the youth will have 40 per cent participation in his government.
“I have interacted with some of the young people driving the vision of Governor Ayade in Cross River State.
“The work they have done and continue to do is impressive and only validates my commitment to have the hardworking youth play a crucial role in our quest to get Nigeria working again,” Atiku remarked.
He arrived Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar, at 3.40pm to a carnival-like reception on Sunday.
The PDP State Chairman, Edim Inok Edim, led party leaders in the state to welcome Atiku and his delegation at the airport.
The former Vice President stepped out of the aircraft to a carnival-like reception of thousands of PDP party faithful and admirers who had thronged the airport to receive him.