The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said all is not well with Nigeria.
The former Vice President, in his message on Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary, said the nation’s founding fathers could never have fathomed that 59 years after birthing the largest black nation on earth, Nigerian would be facing a situation where free press is endangered.
He also said they could not have imagined that the nation’s judiciary would be under attack and that the youths and activists, who should ordinarily be the future of Nigeria, would be facing the threat of arrest and intimidation, should they speak out about the state of the nation.
He, however, called on Nigerians to work for the progress and development of the country and to insist that no one in the country, no matter how highly placed, shall be bigger than the laws of the land. Read more