Atiku: Elite’s Conspiracy Theories Thwarting my Presidential Ambition


Atiku Abubakar

By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja

A former vice-president and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lamented that the conspiracy theory of the political elite have been thwarting his presidential ambition.

Atiku, who is aspiring for the third time and one of the 13 presidential aspirants of the PDP, disclosed this Sunday night during the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Nomination media chat organised by United Nigeria Group (UNG) in Abuja.

Asked what is wrong with Nigeria that stops someone like him from getting elected, he stated: “It is what I called the conspiracy theory of the political elite. If you are not going to be used, if you are not going to satisfy their personal aspirations. Part of the problem they have with me is that they say I’m independent,…

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