How I Prevented Obasanjo’s Third Term Presidential Bid – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar, has recalled how he foiled the third-term presidential bid of ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo.

How I Prevented Obasanjo's Third Term Presidential Bid - Atiku
How I Prevented Obasanjo’s Third Term Presidential Bid –

He noted that his intimate relationship with members of the national assembly helped him to stop Obasanjo’s unconstitutional third-term presidential bid.

He said the relationship enabled him and some members to stop ’s third-term agenda, he said, he was eager to re-ignite with the candidates after he was elected president, along with their own successful election.

stated that this would enable them better function and deepen democracy.

The PDP presidential candidate made the remarks at the 2023 Presidential Campaign Organisation Strategic Engagement Meeting with National Assembly candidates on Sunday night in Abuja.

He stated, “During my tenure as vice-president, I developed a very intimate relationship with members of the National Assembly and it was that relationship that enabled us to stop the third-term or the life Presidency attempt by President Obasanjo.

“I really look forward to re-engaging you as you return to the National Assembly for your functions from the constitution, and to further deepen democracy development and progress of our nation.”

Lamenting the current security and economic situation, the former vice-president said, “Our nation has found itself in one of the most challenging times in the history of this country. Now, we are more divided than ever, because of the activities and the policies of the current APC government. Likewise our security situation has gone from bad to worse, and our is in shambles.”

He pointed out that the challenges facing the people and the executive arm were enormous, such that, “we must work together to take out the country from its present predicament and malaise.”

The meeting, which later went into a private session, resolved as their covenant with to reduce the cost of governance, through improving citizens’ oversight and a strong emphasis on curbing waste and cost reduction.

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