2015: Atiku’s Posters Flood South EastLatest News, News, Politics Monday, April 14th, 2014
…As Group Wants Him To Declare His Interest
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
Ahead of the 2015 general election in Nigeria, presidential campaign posters of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar have flooded every nook and crannies of Imo and Enugu States.
However, African Examiner investigation revealed that the very attractive and colourful posters with inscription,”the Alternative Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Turaki Adamawa, for 2015″ is being coordinated by a group known as the Turaki East Alliance(TEA).
All the market places, motor parks and even the Government House of Imo State were not left out of the avalanche of posters.
According to the national coordinator of TEA , Comrade Peter Akubuo who claimed responsibility for the posters they want Atiku to declare his interest for the president of the country in 2015.
Akubuo stressed that the group after their general meeting held recently in Owerri resolved to support Atiku for the president of the Nigeria if he declares his interest to vie for the number one office.
He maintained that Atiku’s support by the group stems from his credibility and steadfastness which he noted has made him stand out among other contenders.
“He is a detribalised Nigerian and a perfect gentleman who detest cheating and believes in the spirit of rotation ,the poster have been pasted in all the south east states, so we would not rest until he declares for president,” Akubuo stated.
Akubuo further emphasised that Atiku is the right man the country needs now especially as it is confronted with many security challenges. He also believed that the education system in the country would be better of with Atiku at the helms of affair.
The coordinator, affirmed that TEA has registered over 1,000 supporters in the south east with more intending to join in the call for Atiku to run for the presidency, just as he canvassed for more support from the people of the zone.
In Enugu, the poster also adorns major streets, and public places such as stadium walls, and motor parks.
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