The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said the claim by the All Progressives Congress that the PDP presidential candidate in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian explained why the APC-led Federal Government administration has allegedly remained insensitive to the challenge of insurgency, general insecurity and economic travails of Nigerians in the North East, particularly in Adamawa, Yobe, Borno and Taraba states.
The APC, in its defence at the presidential election tribunal had said that Atiku was not a Nigerian but from Cameroon.
But the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, said Atiku’s citizenship was being disputed by individuals whose ancestry had always been a subject of debate.
He added that the claim was a calculated attempt by the APC to trivialise and divert attention from the compelling issue of the alleged APC rigging of the 2019 Presidential election. Read more