Elections: Two presidential candidates endorse Atiku, give reasons

Presidential candidates of the Peoples Coalition Party, PCP, and the All Grass Alliance, AGA, Nicolas Felix and Chuks Nwachukwu, have endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, ahead of Saturday’s presidential election.

They announced their endorsement of Abubakar while addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday.

The candidates explained that Abubakar has demonstrated sufficient willingness to address the challenges facing the nation, and as result they have resolved to work with him.

Speaking, Felix stated that Atiku, if elected, would bring the nation back on her feet because the former Vice President has what it takes to make a positive difference in the lives of Nigerians if elected.

He said: “I have been able to identify amongst my fellow presidential candidates a man of undeniable political and business exploits whose track records and ideals align vividly to what we believe in, ‘To Make Nigeria Work Again.

“Therefore, considering specific political parameters involved in our fight against nepotism, injustice, abuse of the rule of law, as well as economic decline, we must take a stand in the general election.

“Today as Presidential candidates we are joining the team of progressive to do the needful for the development of Nigeria as a Nation

“After careful consideration and several meetings among some Presidential candidates, I Dr. Nicolas Felix the Presidential candidate of Peoples Coalition Party, PCP, together with Barrister Chucks Nwachuku the Presidential Candidate of All Grassroot Alliance (AGA) are officially and enthusiastically declaring our support for the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

“On this note, we are urging all our supporters and millions of youths across the country on February 16th 2019 as they go to the polls, to vote for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.”

Also speaking, Barrister Nwachukwu stated that the current anti-corruption fight have been subjected to democratic infractions in the past four years.

“As has been the case throughout our history, in the name of fighting corruption; we have been served in the past four years, like prisoners in our land, the odious meal of destruction of our institutions through nepotism and inflection of institutional culture to achieve narrow, malicious ends,” he said.

Source: Daily Post

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