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Atiku Yet To Respond To Our Invitation — Chatham House

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has been invited to the Chatham House to speak ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The Chatham House director of the Africa Programme, Alex Vines, however, on Monday said Atiku has not responded to their invitation.

Vines disclosed this in his opening remarks while hosting the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi at the Chatham House, in London.

He further stated that the independent policy institute had earlier hosted the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.

According to Vines, the institute would host the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwakwanso and the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu on January 17 and 18 respectively.

He said, “We have sent an invitation to the candidate of the PDP Atiku Abubakar but he is yet to reply to our invitation.”

I Will Declare War On Power, Let’s See Who Will Stand On My Way – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, said on Monday (today) that if elected as Nigeria’s next president, he will declare war on the power sector and would watch to see who will stand in the way.

Naija News reports that the former Governor of Anambra State said this today while speaking at the Chatham House in the United Kingdom (UK).

Obi and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, are in the UK to further disclose their plans for Nigeria if elected to succeed the incumbent government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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