By Israel Bulus, Kaduna
The 2023 campaign for former vice President Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid will be youths driven, his special assistant on Youth and Support Groups, Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas has said.
Abbas stated this while reacting to the formation of a group, Nigerian Youth Movement For Atiku’s Presidency (NYMAP2023) in Kaduna.
According to Abbas, the former vice president has expressd delight over the formation of the group, assuring that youth will be the main drivers of his next campaign as well as play crucial roles if he emerged president in 2023.
The NYMAP 2023 team, comprising young men and women indicated interest of ensuring an Atiku presidency in 2023, and have contacted his SA Youth and Support Groups, Abbas who himself is a youth.
Their aims and objectives include; getting Nigeria working again through credible leadership of Atiku Abubakar.
“We are out to enlighten the Nigerian youth on the mission and vision of his excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (Wazirin Adamawa) towards making Nigeria a better place for you and I.
“To prepare the Nigerian youth to face the success of 2023 presidential election and other positions under the platform of our great party PDP.
“To bring the Nigerian youth close to democracy regardless of religious, tribal and regional discriminations thereby ensuring unity and progress within the nations wide.’
Other objectives of NYMAP 2023 include inculcating the spirit of leadership in the hearts of Nigerian youth through Atiku’s promise of 40% of youth inclusion in his administration,” Abbas told the youths, expressing optimism that if voted, Atiku will revitalise Nigeria’s economy.