2023: Atiku constitutes 324-man committee ahead of official declaration

2023: Atiku constitutes 324-man committee ahead of official declaration
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– 2023: Atiku constitutes 324-man committee ahead of official declaration –

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has formed a 324-man committee ahead of his official declaration to run for President in 2023.

The committee is expected to devise plans for the event, which is set to take place on Wednesday at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

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Medical, Secretariat, Special Duties, Contact and Mobilisation, Logistics and Transportation, Protocol, Security and Intelligence, Media and Publicity, Programmes, Entertainment and Welfare, and Venue are also subgroups of the committee.

– 2023: Atiku constitutes 324-man committee ahead of official declaration –

Atiku recently obtained the Peoples Democratic Party’s N40m Presidential form, which he said was obtained for him by northern businessmen under the auspices of the North East Business Community.

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This would be Atiku’s sixth run for President, having previously run in 1993, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019.

Northern politicians interested in the PDP’s presidential ticket in 2023 include Atiku, former Senate President Bukola Saraki, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, and former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso.

Aside from northern politicians, some southern stalwarts have expressed interest in clinching the party’s 2023 presidential ticket, including former Senate President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim; former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose; ex-governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; and media personality, Dele Momodu, among others.

Other presidential contenders include APC leader Bola Tinubu, Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, ex-Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, former Governor of Abia State and Senate Majority Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has also been rumored to be planning a bid to succeed his boss in the 2023 election, but the law professor has not made his intentions public.

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