Nigerian Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Presidential ambition got a boost as 28 groups endorsed his candidature for next year election.
The groups, scattered across Nigeria, said in a joint statement in Abuja that they would work for Mr. Abubakar, who is the Turaki of Adamawa, to actualise his ambition.
The groups include the Save Nigeria APC Group, Turaki Network for Change, Atiku Youth Assembly, Atiku Youth Vanguard, Turaki Network East Alliance, Igbo Progressive Forum, Northern Youth Voters Forum, Northern Grassroots Advocacy Group and Raba Gargadama Nationwide, National Youth Advocacy for Good Governance, APC Youth Congress, ABUFON 2015 and Turaki Support Group.
The others are North East Progressive Movement, Mohammed Dukku-Atiku Support Group, Bauchi Youth Coalition for Turaki, North-East Integrated Youth Organisation, APC Women/Youth League, Bauchi Assembly of Youths and Political Actors for Progressive Change, Atangha Atangha, Delta Horizon Group, Rescue Youth Group, Special Disability Aid in Action and Bauchi Youth Coalition for Turaki.
The former vice president had publicly declared his intention to vie for the presidency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, before a crowd of supporters in Abuja on Wednesday.