Turaki gets PDP elders and youth nod to run for presidency
The chances of Nigeria’s former minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Barr. Tanimu Kabiru Turaki, SAN who is vying for the office of the president in the 2019 elections has been boosted by support from the People’s Democratic Party PDP.
The Youth and Elders Forum of the party in Abuja led by its Coordinator Alhaji Garba Abdullahi yesterday declared its support for Turaki while calling on Nigerians to ignore President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise of signing into law the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill.
“We declare our support for Barr. K. T. Turaki, the former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs. It is no longer news that he is contesting the 2019 Presidential Election, especially with his posters spreading in all the nook and crannies across the country. We thank him for responding to the clarion call from Nigerians and the youths in this country will massively support him.
“He has showcased himself in previous appointments held at the national levels and we believe in his ability to revamp our economy, resuscitate our ailing security apparatus, unite our people and totally rekindle the trust of Nigerians on the affairs of government in Nigeria,” Abdullahi declared.