(NAN) The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has promised 40 per cent appointments in his cabinet will go to youths if elected in the forthcoming election.
Atiku made this known on Monday at a campaign rally in Akure, Ondo State capital.
He emphasised the importance of youths in nation building and promised to create enabling environment for the women and teeming youths.
He said the most important of his administration if elected would be the transformation and restructuring of the country.
The Director-General, PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Sen. Bukola Saraki, said that “Nigerians made costly mistake by voting the present government into power”, lamenting the hardship Nigerians are experiencing in the last three and half years.
Saraki said Nigeria needs a president that fully understand the pains and sufferings of the citizen, and that will quickly lift the citizens from abject poverty.
According to him, Nigeria is too rich to be poor and the best way we can safe ourselves from the hardship is to come out enmass and vote for Atiku.
“We cannot afford to experience another four years of suffering.
“We get feedback from our people across the country on daily basis, we cannot open our eye and allow the nation that our forefathers built to be destroyed,” he said.
He urged the people of the state to go into aggressive door-to-door campaign for Atiku and other PDP candidates.
According to him,Atiku remain the most qualify person for the nation’s top job.
The National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, commended the judiciary for standing for the common man and for ensuring that it was not tampered with “by the power that be.”
Secondus urged Nigerians to rise up and have a collective reasoning in restructuring of the country as to make it a better place for all (NAN)