Former Nigeria’s vice president, billionaire businessman and influential politician, Atiku Abubakar has kicked-off his presidential campaign today in Sokoto.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, 3rd December, kicked off his 2019 presidential campaign at the Shehu Kangiwa Stadium, Sokoto, in the presence of a mammoth crowd.
The campaign was moderated by Senator Dino Melaye, who was recently appointed as one of the eight spokespersons of the PDP presidential campaign council.
It was gathered that a number of former and current governors of northern states addressed the crowd, asking them to vote out the current administration, led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The governors at the rally include; Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa; Babangida Aliyu, former governor of Niger state; Rabiu Kwankwanso, former governor of Kano state; Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state; Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state; Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of Kaduna state.
Also present at the rally is former president Goodluck Jonathan; former vice-president Namadi Sambo; and Uche Secondus, the PDP national chairman; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives.
Most of the governors who spoke at the rally addressed the people in Hausa and partly in English, reiterating the same message, asking the people to vote Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP.
See more photos from the rally below;