Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has promised to rescue Nigeria from insecurity, poverty, disunity and youth unemployment.
Abubakar, who stated this on Monday during the official kick-off of the PDP presidential campaign at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium (Nest of Champions) in Uyo Akwa Ibom state, said if elected he would restore Nigeria’s education.
He said the protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and poor condition of the nation’s universities and welfare of university teachers will be addressed headlong.
At the rally were former Vice President Namadi Sambo; Vice presidential candidate Governor Ifeanyi Okowa; Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal; Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri; former Senate President Bukola Saraki and others.
However, Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers); Samuel Ortom (Benue) and Seyi Makinde (Oyo) were absent.