Atiku unveils TheAtikuPlan
19 November 2018 | 3:36 pm
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the resounding public endorsements that heralded the policy document articulated by its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation that the noble document embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians in their quest for a new leadership and a better life in our country.
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