Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has restated his readiness to take on President Muhammadu Buhari in a debate on national issues.
Atiku disclosed this at the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja,
Recall that the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) announced that a debate for presidential contenders would hold January 19, 2019. Before then, vice presidential candidates would hold their debate on December 14, 2018.
Atiku further disclosed that if elected, his administration would enthrone a regime of strict adherence to the principles of fiscal responsibility.
According to him, “Our aim is to work very hard and collectively liberate our nation from the shackles of hunger, starvation, deprivation, bloodletting, killings and division which bedevil us today. We must all work hard to return our nation to the path of harmony, peace and progress.”