By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
While congratulating His Excellency, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on his success at the presidential primary of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) a coalition of over 40 groups, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has vowed to work in ensuring he wins the 2023 polls
This was expressed in a statement signed by the NYLF President, Comrade Eliot Afiyo, made available to newsmen on Sunday May 29.
“We are not particularly surprised by the victory of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at the PDP primaries which ended early this morning, we are excited that his victory gives hope to ordinary Nigerians who have gone through a lot of recent,” it said.
NYLF said it is also congratulating the PDP for producing a winning candidate, Nigerians for the hope of a brighter future and the North, which has not had its fair share of the presidency under the PDP.
“With the primaries done, NYLF will immediately swing into action to mobilize support from the grassroots for our adopted candidate for the 2023 Presidential election,” it informed.
The group expresses appreciation the Northern Elders for their intervention to ensure the victory of Atiku.
“We also thank Governor Aminu Tambuwal for putting the Northern interest above any other interest.
“We extend our appreciation to Teecom under the Chairmanship of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi,” they said.