Former Vice President and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, has declared his ambition to run for Presidency, in 2019.
Making his declaration in a statement released to Newsmen, in Abuja, on Thursday night, Atiku described himself as a poor boy from Jada, Adamawa State.
The ex-Vice President, who was recently absent at the APC Stakeholders meeting, at the Presidential Villa, on Wednesday, said he has the vision and experience to run the affairs of Nigeria.
Although, there are speculations that the absence of Atiku from APC Stakeholders meeting, implies that he has officially dumped the ruling party for good.

Also speaking, Atiku Abubakar described himself as a believer in the rule of law, and a fighter for justice and equity. 

He said: “I am Atiku Abubakar, the poor boy from Jada, Adamawa State. I am a true democrat, a believer in the rule of law, and a fighter for justice and equity.
“I believe in this country. If we work together under a focused and visionary leadership, we will make this country a stable and prosperous nation.
“I have the vision, the courage, the experience, to lead this country. It is time to give back. I am ready to serve.
“Atiku… Nation on a rescue mission, Proudly Atikunation, we walk together; Nigeria of our dream, think Atiku; Atikunation 2019, if not Atiku, then who?”

Atiku did not however, mention the party in which he will be running for the 2019 Presidency.


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