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2023: Nigeria’s unity requires shifting positions, common understanding – Atiku

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Ahead of the next year’s general election, the former Vice President and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has acknowledged that calls for unity in Nigeria require shifting of position and common understanding.

The former Vice President stated this Friday when he met with leaders and members of the PDP in Lagos State urged members of the party to come together as a united force ahead of the upcoming 2023 general election.

The 2019 PDP Presidential candidate according to a statement by his media office on Friday, stressed the need for the PDP in Lagos State to come under one umbrella.

According to the statement, Atiku said “As you all know, the major theme of my campaign is unity. But I think we should share the same gospel of unity with the PDP in Lagos State. This call will require a shifting of position and common understanding. But this is the sacrifice that we all have to make to ensure that the PDP wins Lagos State.AA Lag Meet 1

“I have talked to leaders and elders of the party inside and I made a similar call on them. I am here with all of you too who are esteemed members of our party to please give the necessary support to our leaders and elders in making sure that the party is united”.

While reacting, the statement disclosed that Chief Bode George said “it is not in doubt that Atiku knows Nigeria very well and Nigeria knows him too.

He described the next election as the last battle of Berlin, saying “it is necessary that we go into it with all the power and elements that we have.

The statement quoted, Chief Bode George to have said “In Lagos PDP, we shall be united. It is what we must do to win the next election.

“In this upcoming election, Nigeria needs someone with the experience, capacity and deep knowledge of this country and you, Waziri (Atiku Abubakar), fit into that perfectly”.

2023: Nigeria’s unity requires shifting positions, common understanding – Atiku

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