Ex-VP needs to turn 'Nigeria' into 'Naija' for youngsters

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71-year-old accused President Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting him and condemned the APC for "instituting a regime of a draconian clampdown on all forms of democracy".

Previous Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has uncovered his aim of settling Nigeria to make the nation an incredible place for youngsters to flourish instead of what they're at present experiencing. 

The previous Vice President uncovered this in a letter that he kept in touch with the entertainer, Francis Agoda, prevalently known as I Go, Dye, because of the open letter that the comic had composed as of late. 

In his open letter, the comic had condemned Atiku for his reputation in administration and distinctly reprimanded his position on the incorporation of youthful Nigerians in government. In his letter, Atiku answered, making a refinement between the old age of Nigerians and the new ones. 

He stated, "I do comprehend your disappointment on the issue, be that as it may. I advise individuals my age that to comprehend youthful Nigerians, we have to comprehend the distinction amongst Nigerian and Naija. 

"Naija exemplifies the deepest desires of youthful Nigerians, the nation they adore and long to go home to when they are abroad. 

"Naija is the nation that brings them pride in music, film, parody, mould, and innovation. It is the nation of Wiz Kid, Asa, David O, Tuface, the Olympic coaster group, Iwobi and Don Jazzy Again. 

"Nigeria then again, is the nation of their folks, the nation where pioneers are always coming up short them, of Boko Haram, of herders savagery, of subsidences and joblessness. "Our youngsters require us to influence our nation to satisfy the yearnings of Naija by settling the issues related with Nigeria." 

The previous Vice President proceeded to shield his record in administration and his endeavours that have greatly profited the nation's young populace.

Atiku's absconding 

In what was a broadly expected move, Atiku surrendered as an individual from the APC on Friday, November 24, following quite a while of developing discontent. 

In his marked abdication letter, the 71-year-old blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for dismissing him and denounced the APC for "establishing an administration of a draconian clampdown on all types of majority rule government". 


In a live Facebook message on December 3, of course, the previous Vice President authoritatively announced his arrival to the PDP.


In a meeting with Dele Momodu, the Publisher of The Boss magazine, Atiku noticed that Buhari has squandered his huge altruism, including that he will vanquish the president in 2019. 

History of Atiku as presidential candidate 

In the wake of filling in as Vice President to previous President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 to 2007 under the PDP, Atiku challenged the 2007 presidential decision as a contender for Action Congress (AC), losing to the late previous President Umaru Yar'Adua. 

He came back to the PDP just to lose the gathering's essential decision for the 2011 presidential race to the inevitable victor, Goodluck Jonathan. 


Because of an inward gathering emergency, he surrendered to the APC in the run-up to the 2015 presidential decision before losing the gathering's ticket to another possible champ, President Buhari.

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