Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has pledged to give 40 percent of
appointments in his cabinet to youths if he wins the 2019 presidential
Atiku made the pledge at the inauguration of the
national and state executives of a pro Atiku group, Intellectual
Think-Tank for Atiku (ITTA) in Abuja.
former vice president was represented at the inauguration by the
Chairman of All Atiku Support Group (AASUG), Mr Oladimeji Fabiyi.
identified the critical role of youths in the emergence of any leader, I
pledge to give youths 40 per cent of appointments in my cabinet if
elected as the president of Nigeria in 2019.
“As a youth friendly
leader who thinks and understands the feelings of youth, I urge them to
give me the chance to make their dreams possible,’’ Atiku said.
in own capacity, Fabiyi said that Atiku had consistently showed care
and concern about the plight and issues that had to do with youths.
He further said Atiku was one of the major jobs creators in the country and that the youths were the major beneficiaries.
her part, Titi Abubakar, represented by Sen. Grace Bent, said that
Atiku deserved to fly the PDP’s ticket in the 2019 presidential
She said Atiku was the right man with the political stamina to wrestle and return power back to PDP and Nigerians.
his acceptance, the National Coordinator, ITTA, Mr Theophilus Ohuoba,
said that the group would get down to work without delay.