A young man, Kamaludden Bashir, has commenced trekking from Zaria to Abuja to show his support over the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Bashir who arrived Kaduna on Tuesday, a day after he left Zaria, told newsmen that he plans to reach Abuja within five days.
“I am really happy with the victory, that is why I am trekking to Abuja to show him that I am with him 100 per cent.
“Along the way, I will sensitizes thousands of youth to join me in the campaign to make Nigeria great under Atiku as president.
“I believe that only him can overcome the problems of unemployment, poverty, insecurity, communal and ethno-religious crisis disturbing the peace and stability of the country.
According to him, he left Kwarbai area of Zaria at about 6:30 am on Monday after his parents prayed for him.
Bashir believed that Abubakar’s structures all over the country were strong enough to push for his election in February.
“I believe in Atiku, that is why I am trekking in solidarity and praying for him to win the 2019 presidential election.
“I believe he is the best man that can fight corruption and take Nigerian youths to the promised land.”
According to him, he was robbed of his money, food and water along the way, but said the experience would not deter him from continuing with the journey.
Bashir urged Nigerian youths to support the former vice president during the general elections so as to put Nigeria on a better direction.
Atiku mourns former Ohaneze Ndigbo President, Dozie Ikedife
Former Vice President, the presidential flag bearer of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has mourned the late former President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife.
“On behalf of my family, I mourn the loss of Dr Dozie Ikedife, a former President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo. He was a true patriot who worked for a united, democratic and fair Nigeria. May he rest in peace. –AA,” he said on Twitter.
Ikedife died earlier this week and was buried in his home town, at Nnewi, Anambra state.
On behalf of my family, I mourn the loss of Dr Dozie Ikedife, a former President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo. He was a true patriot who worked for a united, democratic and fair Nigeria. May he rest in peace. -AA
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) December 12, 2018
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Former Ohanaeze Ndigbo President, Dozie Ikedife dies at 88
Former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife is dead.
He died on Tuesday at 7pm, at the age of 88 in his Nnewi residence, according to his son.
He will be buried on Wednesday, Dec 12 at 5pm in his compound.”
The Imo State Governor, and Chairman Progressives Governors Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha said described Dr. Ikedife as a selfless leader who made sacrifices in the overall interest of Ndi-Igbo in particular and Nigeria as a nation.
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