Atiku not ruled out of 2023 presidential election — PDP

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BAUCHI – The Peoples (PDP) has said that the party’s floor is for any contender willing to contest for the election in 2023, including Atiku Abubakar.

National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, said this while reacting to questions from journalists in Bauchi Friday night on whether the party will re-present the Vice President Atiku Abubakar who lost the 2019 election to .

“There is no room for discrimination,” Secondus said in during a solidarity visit on Governor Bala Mohammed.

“Everyone is qualified; both young, old, , non- are qualified to contest and we have the space for everyone–if you win, you become our candidate. The door is to everybody.”

In Bauchi with Secondus were Governor Aminu Tambuwal of , governor of Gombe State Hassan Ibrahim Dankwambo, President David Mark and a party chieftain; Nazif Gamawa.

While reacting to the recent defections of the party members to other parties, including Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Secondus said anyone could leave the party but was optimistic about their .

“It has happened before, they will move and they would come back, that’s the assurance I’m giving to you,” Secondus said.

Dogara’s fall , according to him, was caused by alleged mismanagement of public funds and unfulfilled . (The Guardian)