Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the former vice president of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has taken proactive steps by making key appointments to ensure that he becomes the president of the country.
Recall that Atiku contested in 2019 general election under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, but lost the election to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Documents obtained by 9NEWS NIGERIA , signed by the Special Assistant to Atiku on Youth Support Groups, Ambassador ALIYU Bin Abbas, revealed that the recent appointments are feared towards ushering in better governance for Nigeria.
The documents read,
“Our Dear Nation, Nigeria, is at a very defining moment; people of conscience volunteer their passion, skills, and experience towards adding values to improve the quality of leadership and grooming future ones.
“The task to legitimately pilot the affairs of our Nation for a better tomorrow that guarantees good governance and freedom for all must start now by identifying genuine patriots capable of achieving such desired goal.
“It is because of this that I present to you young, noble, and committed individuals from the Six Geo-political zones of our nation, who have been carefully selected to galvanize and harness the potentials of patriotic citizens, especially the youths, for the actualization of a new Nigeria, the dream of every well-meaning patriot,” he said.
According to the letter conveyed to the appointees, Ambassador Abbas welcomed them on board.
“The commitment to advance the re-organization of Youth and support groups is a fit that we are committed.
“In view of the current realities, I wish to welcome you on board the coordinating boardroom as we all strategize and advance our commitment towards ensuring that H. E Atiku Abubakar GCON is delivered come 2023 as the president of our great nation.
“While looking forward to a great time of working with you, accept the assurances of my
best regards,” he said.
Those appointed are; (Secretary) Bar Sunday C. Umeha, (Chief of Staff) Comrade Hamza Nasarawa, (Director Programme & Operations) Mr. Obande G. Obande, (Deputy Director Programme & Operations) Comrade Rukayya Ahmed Alibe, (North Central Director) Hon Abdulrahman Etudaiye and (North East Director) Hon Ibrahim Ali Amsami.
Also appointed were (South West Director) Hon. Orishamoluwa Adekunle, (North West Director)
Comrade Isah Abubakar, (South South Director) Comrade Samuel Eno Okoi, (South East Director) Comrade Martha Okenna, (Director Special Duties) Hon Maciohson Chikone Odev and (Director Media and Publicity) Comrade Shom Akor Fanen.
The appointees also include, (Deputy Director Media) Comrade lorliam Lubem, (Director Liason/Logistic) Comrade Panmak Banwat, (Director Inter party Affairs) Comrade Oloja Olanrewaju Temitayo, (Director Gender) Samira A Usman, (Director Protocol) Hon. Haruna Dahiru Bindawa and Director External Affairs Hon. Muhammed Abubakar Shingekomen.