A group, the Atiku Mandate 2019 has been launched in Lagos with members, stating that a former Vice President of the country, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar remains the best presidential candidate capable of moving the country forward amongst gladiators jostling for the nation’s Presidency.
Comprising of members from all the political parties, the Lagos State Coordinator, Prince Lanre Osundairo at the end of the inaugural meeting of the group in Ikeja said the country needed the former number two man owing to the vast political contacts across the length and breadth of the country would steer the country to the proverbial promise land.
Osundairo, who is a chieftain of PDP praised Atiku as perhaps the best prepared for the job and that Nigerians should give him the opportunity to lead them.
Addressing the media shortly after the meeting, which lasted for two hours, Osundairo stated that “As you can see, most of the people you see here are not politicians but people who have genuine love for the former Vice President. I admit that some of us are politicians but the propelling rationale for being members of this movement is for us to ensure that our principal assumes the mantle of leadership of the country.”
On the scope of the new group, he said: “We are putting in place a viable platform for all Nigerians who love the man (Atiku) to come together to demonstrate our love for him by canvassing for votes for him at the grassroots.”