2019: PDP must remain united to defeat mis-governing, lying APC – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar
A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has asked for unity amongst members of the Peoples Democratic Party following the conclusion of election of the party’s executive at its National Convention on Saturday.

A press statement by the media office of the former Vice President congratulating Uche Secondus as the new national chairman of the PDP and other elected officials of the executive, states that the immediate challenge before the newly elected national officials of the PDP is to run an all-inclusive administration where the various interests within the party can find accommodation.

Mr. Abubakar reminded that Nigerians are looking up to the Peoples Democratic Party for unity in the party, “because it takes a united and coherent PDP to sack the APC government in 2019.”

The statement reads: “Our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party is, again, at the threshold of an historical moment. Just as we mobilized to put an end to prolonged military rule in 1999, the people of Nigeria at this moment look up to us to rescue the country from the mis-government of the APC.

“Arising from our elective congress, there should be no victor and no vanquished. Our paramount attention should be focused at sacking a government that deceived the people of Nigeria into power by promising our youths three million jobs annually, only to deliver three million job loses annually; a government that is repeatedly living in denial of its commitment to restructuring. We must be united to take power back to where it belongs: the Nigerian people.

“As members of the PDP, we must take pride in being able to hold a national convention and in so doing live up to the bill of being a truly democratic political party. Our major opponent has not been able to achieve this feat and I join millions of our party members to congratulate the Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee.

“I understand that there are complaints and grievances from many of the co-contestants in the congress. I am aware that the PDP has a mechanism for addressing such complaints and it is important that such avenues of redress are made available for members to explore without let or hindrance. Meantime, I call on all our leaders and members to rally the new executive for the sake of our party, Nigeria and the good of our people.”


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  • omooba

    Desperate ATIKU,1000million PDP cant defeat APC with what i have seen so far.look at what happen in anambra election,they came second in PDP strong hold you are now making hell of noise here.i just pray they use ATIKU/FAYOSE lol.
    They way we disgraced GEJ 2015 will happen to you guys soon

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Anambra does not vote party, Anambra are elite voters , they vote for candidates. Buhari cannot score 5% in a presidential vote in Anambra.

      • Suleiman Alatise

        Pdpigs have nothing to offer other than insults, they foolishly think that insults would win them votes.

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          Well APC has offered lies, blood-shed and mass impoverishment of the Nigerian people.

          APC is a failure destined to be kicked out by voters come 2019 .

          • Suleiman Alatise

            Gaze into the sky and tell me what you see.

          • fidel

            Lies are much better than.stealing our collective resources. PDP should be ashame of themselves even though I know they are shameless.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            My dear….the stealing going on now is enormous , the only difference is that it is now reserved for northerners and cabal members.

          • Tunsj

            Keep on dreaming my friend. Will you please cut this sh*t out?

  • Suleiman Alatise

    A crushing defeat awaits you sir, no doubt about that.

    • Nuorah

      Nothing will happen PDP will win

      • tundemash

        Can you analyse how you see PDPigs win please ?
        East would not vote at all in the zoo nor vote for a parasitic Northern candidate as their President.
        The SouthWest and North has the largest number of voters and APC more popular in those zones.
        Atiku was even defeated by a mere Shekaru in APC primaries which was beamed live and seems to be the one PDpigs is banking on !.

      • Abu-Mu’awiya

        There is no iota of possibility for PDP to win in 2019. They can’t have any credible candidate to march PMB be it Atiku,Sule Lamido,Shekarau,Makarfi,IBB,Gusau,Mark and whosoever.

        • Omoighe Emmy Emuata

          is pmb credible? The phantom integrity has been unmasked, right now pmb is as corrupt as any other politician if not worse.

          • I am so happy that it is only the Igbos and Niger Delta that are rooting for PDP. The winner of the election do not need south south votes and south east vote to win 2019 election.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Every Yoruba person I know has already rejected Buhari

          • stop deceiving yourself

          • Julius

            Must be the 2 Yorubas you hired by mistake !

          • Omoighe Emmy Emuata

            You will be shocked come 2019, as it stands, pdp will pick presidential candidate from north west to reduce pmb votes there, with a vice president from south west to neutralize osinbajo and tinubu ( by the way, APC narrowing won in south west in 2015-51% against PDP’s 49%). With stronghold in SS and SE and aversion for APC in NC due to herdsmen menace, PMB is as good as gone. Mark my words.

          • Ifeanyi

            Are you dreaming or what. First Atiku is not from North West and how do you think anyone can win buhari now, well keep dreaming

          • Wait till then.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Your brain-dead tyrant and his tribal cabal will be chased out by voters.

      • which voters? Igbos vote can not deliver the presidency to your Atiku. Do you have a PVC to vote, Mr Online warrior

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          You know nothing about the mood of Nigerians….Buhari will not win the north.The middle belt will not be easy

      • Julius

        I thought that you said he was dead in the UK..right ?

  • Izu Vick

    PDP will defeat APC in 2019. They promised to much and have failed woefully.

    APC is full of lies, corruption and propaganda.

    • Abu-Mu’awiya

      Lies, corruption and propaganda are the bedrocks of PDP yesterday,today and tomorrow.

    • Yes Atiku will defeat APC like Jonathan defeated APC in 2015. Go and sleep and wait for the instruction of your god, Kanu

  • Abu-Mu’awiya

    Atiku must remain desperate and wandering.

    • Otile

      Imam Buhari is the one getting desperate. Two days ago he rushed to Birnin Kano to free 500 Boko Haram prisoners to solicit their votes. Is this not the height of desperation on the part of Buhari?

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    Atiku has already won the election.The only issue is how far the APC will be willing to use the military and police thugs in rigging.

    • Abu-Mu’awiya

      When the time hasn’t reach,Atiku hasn’t be any party candidate yet and the election hasn’t take place but Atiku has already won the election as how?,it seems you have gone mad like and desperate like Atiku.

      • ACTION MAN in ACTION

        Must you insult or abuse someone? Let stay on the issues please. This kind of statements or behaviour is disgustibg. We should not encourage it.

        • Abu-Mu’awiya

          Please where is insult or abuse in my statement?.I don’t see any.

          • ACTION MAN in ACTION

            you wrote: “it seems you have gone mad like and desperate like Atiku”. If you don’t see this as an insult, then I can understand. Don’t be annoyed. Those who are sane (not mad) see it.

          • Abu-Mu’awiya

            Is Atiku not desperate?,and the degree of one,s desperation may makes him temporarily mad if you don’t know.

      • Bassey Frank

        Is this an incantation or what? Are you writing English or Arabic? What kind of nonsense is this, please?

    • Tunsj

      So without voting, Rogue Atiku has already won? What are you smoking?

      • Bassey Frank

        Who is not a rogue? Mention one, and define what “Rogue” means. Mtcheew.

        • Tunsj

          Professor Bassey Frank. Rogue means a Dishonest Man. Got it?

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Buhari is a rogue.His thieving cabal are the worst we have seen yet.

          • Tunsj

            Waiting for your proof my friend.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            The NNPC CONTRACT SCAM

            ABBA KYARI BRIBERY SCAM

            THESE TWO SCAMS LEAD TO BUHARI.

          • Tunsj

            Was he charged?

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Was Atiku charged ?

          • Tunsj

            He wasn’t charged but most reasonable Nigerians know that he is a thief. I’m sure you will agree with me.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Well the 2.3 billion dollars missing in the late 70s on the watch of Buhari was the reason he planned a coup…Nigerians still remember.

          • Julius

            poor you, Diezani bought 20 houses and you are not even allowed to enter any of them. Here you are ranting and fighting on her behalf.

          • Julius

            lolz, why explaining /defining it to him. You should have let him sweat it…

          • Tunsj

            Agreed Julius. The clown thinks he knows everything. I have not heard back from the fake Professor.

          • Julius

            He might…under another name. They tends to forget under which name their last comment was posted. Keep reading.

          • Bassey Frank

            Like a leader who looks the other way while looting is going on …? I did not mention Maina – o!

    • Aitku will never and never defeat Buhari. We can not vote for a man that can not visit US to conduct our business. We know him. Election is not won on social media, it is won on the field. Atiku is a baby, He canl only win the south east and not the North and West.

      • Bassey Frank

        West? Happy playing second fiddle and bragging about it. Mtcheew.

        • Ifeanyi

          Better than East with nothing, because of political misguidednesd.

          • Bassey Frank

            Afraid of another hammar from an IBB, Abacha … ha! ha! ha!

        • Julius

          Second fiddle ? lolz, the sound of a looser !

          • Bassey Frank

            Yeah! Recall the history. The fear of another hammar from IBB, Abacha which descended mercilessly is the beginning of wisdom.

          • Julius

            And where and what were your loser ppl doing then ?

          • Bassey Frank

            We were watching the marriage of the irreconcilable which was deliberately and willingly embraced, as it is now. The 2015 marriage will in so manner crumble. If you do not know you are feeding from the crumbs of the marriage, you must be a zombie. Winner koor, winner nee.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Well Atiku will win and you will see him shaking hands with Trump.

        • Fada4Life

          Trump ke mtcheeeeew

        • Ahhahahahahahahahahah, Joke of the century

          • Julius

            Century ke…let’s say Joke of the entire life !

        • Julius

          You mean when Trump visit biafraud ? Lmaoooo…I’m sure you are still waiting for his state visit to Owerri. Kanu will receive him as the president of biafraud.

    • Julius

      Oh, so people should not bother to vote ? Yeah, biafraud dna in full display !

    • Fada4Life

      Go and swear in Atiku since he has won the selection in 2019, better be informed that no free looting money again in Nigeria go and get a work that will fetch you and your family a living

      • dele20

        Nigeria are not blind to vote for a looter, Atiku is just joking

    • dele20

      Atiku is already out,, he can never win

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Are you the one who took him out ?

  • ACTION MAN in ACTION

    Without being biased or sentimental, the odds are against APC while PDP stands a good chance to kick PMB and his rogue cabinet out of the scene. This is so because the determinant indices (the general frustration of the citizenry) that made Nigerians chased away GEJ have multiplied more than 10 times from the very day BabaGoSlow took over power and has worsened the economic well-being of all Nigerians except the characters in aso rock. I do not see Nigerians tolerating this Buhari by enduring this hardships and frustrations for another 4years. No. Its not going to happen.

    • Abu-Mu’awiya

      Without or within biased and sentimental?,if you are seeing it as negative/wrong somebody is seeing it as positive/right mr. Man.

    • Unfortunately, only the south east believe what you wrote, For south west and the North, we will still vote Buhari. Do you have PVC to vote?

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        You speak for yourself. The north has had enough of Buhari and his failed administration. Atiku will divide the north and most northern Christians will vote Atiku.The SW are no more in the pocket of Tinubu who has had a raw deal from Buhari and his cabal.

        The SS SE are no go areas for the tyrant

        • Julius

          Where is kanu ?

        • Uzoma John

          You are in exile and discussing issues concerning Nigeria. Amusu.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Atiku will defeat the present tyrant and he will have the overwhelming support of all men and women who believe in a fair soceity governed with the rule of democratic law. Atiku by all standards is a civilized and moderate Muslim, a more educated person who will unify the country in line with the democratic will of the masses.

            Atiku will not kill Christians or Shiites for sport like the present tyrant, Atiku is in fact married to a Christian.

          • Julius

            lolz..he is in Libya !

      • aisha ani

        I will vote for Buhari.

        • Thank you

        • Otile

          Aisha,
          Don’t waste your vote on Imam. He has tried twice to rule Nigeria, each time after two years Nigeria turned uninhabitable. Do you not see the number of youths running to Libya to become slaves there than staying home to become worse slaves in their own country?

        • dele20

          Buhari is a true leader

      • dele20

        I will surely vote for Buhari, he will surely win in 2019

  • Tunsj

    The only person lying and desperate is YOU. You are nothing but a political prostitute.

    • Julius

      Yes sir. He wants to be the president in the worst way possible . There must be something he is after…after looting the country dry .

      • Tunsj

        Well said!

      • dele20

        Nigerians are not blind to vote for Atiku

        • Julius

          I hope so..especially in the SW !

    • Olatubosun

      Abi now

    • dele20

      Exactly, Atiku is incapable to rule our nation

  • Bassey Frank

    Nigerian politicians are the same. In the absence of a better candidate for now, Atiku is better than ….. there. One hundred times. If you have a contrary view, mention in WHAT aspect.

  • Otile

    At this point in time even Imam Abu Shekau of Boko Haram can defeat Mohamed Buhari. Buhari sees no difference between Boko Haram and other Muslims. Two days ago he flew to Kano to free 500 Boko Haram prisoners captured before 2015. It pains him so much whenever Boko Haram Muslims are wounded or killed. The last thing he will permit is the identity disclosure of Boko Haram fighters and their sponsors. All in all there is no difference between Shekau and Buhari only that Imam Shekau is more popular than Buhari among Northern Muslim voters.

    • Julius

      In that case, why don’t you run against Buhari. You are just as evil as shekau. You are a perverted phedophile homo probably as Shekau. Moron,you are a hateful being !

      • Tunsj

        Julius, please to not waste your time replying the clown. I stopped replying him a long time ago because I knew he was a Troll. His posts are getting more on the fringe.

        • Otile

          Show us the difference between Imam Shekau and Imam Buhari. Both of them are devout Mohammedans reading the same Sura and same Hadith. Both of them have a lot of innocent blood on their hands. Both of them are hopelessly nepotistic caring only for the welfare of their kins. What positive thing has Imam Buhari or Imam Shekau done for SS SE? Did Imam Mohamed Buhari not borrow $biliions to better the lives of North Easterners where Shekau hail from? Did he share the money with us in the South South and East? You stopped replying to me because you have no good arguments to count my points.

          • Otile

            Imam Abubakar Shekau hails from the Northeast where Imam Buhari is pumping a lot of money. Who is fooling who?

        • Julius

          I hear you but, I love e-slapping his hateful life . There was a time that the bastard was blaming the Yorubas for his wasted life, he still do but not as much as he used to.

      • White cane

        Just don’t mind that one

        • Julius

          He is my play pet ! I rub his head before slapping him for fun .

    • White cane

      For your mind you are making sense abi?

      • Julius

        his mind , for where ? lmaooo !

  • curseless

    I can bet my socks that if Atiku fails to win the head of the PDP ticket for 2019 he will make a U turn or try to bad mouth this same PDP. The man is nothing but a rolling stone. When you are as hungry for power as he is dishing out big fat lie is game.

    • White cane

      Exactly now

  • Rasak Abdullahi

    These politicians never cease to amaze me.. First Atiku said the party should take pride in holding its convention..what kind of pride should a father take in providing the needs for his children, when you do what you are expected to do, u see it as an achievement.PDP or APC what is the difference, same people changing clothes just because of their selfish agenda.

    A man’s credibility shows by his actions n with yours, you have just shown how uncredible you are n also how you really dont have any plan for the masses but yourself.Why does our politicians keep cross carpetting, is that how politics plays out around the world.My simple answer and explanation is that they all lack direction n has no reasonable agenda for the country.Its unfornate for dear country that these our directionless politicians pertuated themselves in power by impoverishing the masses to keep them in check but there is always an ebd to everything, thier days are number and the masses shall 1 day hild them accountable.Days of unscrupulous and ununguided, directionless n selfish leaders like him and his cohorts are gone.Una no get shame.?Haba make u waka for others to do the needful.

    • White cane

      Pdp and apc are not the same, apc has people of Nigeria at heart while pdp has been destroying this nation by their miss management of our resources

      • Rasak Abdullahi

        Where were those in APC today from, no be cross carpeter from PDP? N some of them are already going back when their selfish agenda could not be fulfilled through APC e.g Atiku.All of them are just same.

  • Annabelle

    Politicians and pastors are the problem of Nigeria, because they all scammers and hate their own people. What did Atiku do when he was VP? Babangida, Abacha, Obasanjo, Atiku, Jonathan are all responsible for the depletion of Nigeria and Nigerian youths. PDP, APC, and their pastor enablers are all fraudsters!!! Wake up Nigerians!!!

    • White cane

      Leave Pastor out of this what rubbish are you talking about, instead of you to be calling pdp that caused the problem we are facing you’re here talking story

      • Annabelle

        Why leave pastors out when they are the underlying and most dangerous problem in Nigeria? Pastors invite your so called PDP, APC and accord them front seats in Church, they wine and dine with corrupt politicians and you think it’s free? Its about power, control fame and money! Open your eyes, both pastors and politicians are going to the same hell for duping impoverished and desperate Nigerians. For colluding to sell and share our oil money and send their children abroad, while Nigerians die in slavery and abject poverty! Yes, the pastors are going to hell too! Nigerians, its time to wake up and be free from the bondage your pastors and politicians have condemned you to!!!

  • TAMUNOMIETE OWUNARI HILLARY

    He was in PDP and The GOVERNOR Rt
    Hon.Rotimi Amaechi sign a land deeds for him to reclaim landed property,
    He left PDP to APC they signed another Landed reclaimant and So now
    that PDP is incubent in Rivers State, He defected from APC TO PDP so
    that they will now sign the up aerial water front for reclaimant, Atiku
    did not have Nigeria survival as an obiligation but his business
    political gains, that makes him defects from party to party unstable
    fount.

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  • Olatubosun

    Who will vote for Atiku

    • White cane

      Please ask them oo

  • Olatubosun

    Atiku, you can’t see draw

  • Olatubosun

    Pdp is dead party. ..
    Pdp is no where to be found

    • dele20

      PDP is dead, embalmed and buried

    • White cane

      Dead and buried

  • Olatubosun

    Atiku don de smoke igbo

    • dele20

      Atiku is just deceiving himself, he can never be our next president

      • White cane

        Asin no be small thing oo

    • White cane

      Lolz

  • Olatubosun

    Are you drunk

  • Olatubosun

    You don’t know what you are saying again

    • dele20

      Exactly my mind

  • dele20

    Atiku is not serious, he is a clown

    • White cane

      He’s a comedian

      • dele20

        Also a clown

    • front man

      Honestly

  • TOBBY777

    Atiku went begging IBB the other day to help me select those that can give him the pdp presidential ticket in the just concluded convention and also asked IBB to call Wike to order. Wike is the new king maker of the pdp and he showed it at the just concluded show of shame they call convention. Since Atiku could not select his boys for top positions in the just concluded show of shame of the pdp, I see Atiku jumping into another party after the pdp primaries cause he will certainly lose. I am waiting to ead what Atiku will tell Nigerians then or he will remain in the pdp and stay away from their campaigns. WITHOUT LOVE, LIFE IS A MISTAKE.

    • White cane

      You’re very much on point

    • front man

      Well spoken

  • White cane

    How does Atiku thinks he can do it with dead pdp with broken unrelated full of current politician. Let him not border it won’t work

    • front man

      Nice question

  • front man

    I’m not surprised at all because he has been begging dead and alive body to help him win 2019
    Pdp is dead

  • NaijaMindOfChange

    Atiku get some bad issues…is a pity….hr had lost everything

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