Buhari's minister calls Atiku 'Nigeria's president for 2019′

Buhari's minister calls Atiku 'Nigeria's president for 2019′

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has made a decision to throw her support for the former vice President, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

Alhassan said in the interview she would resign if Buhari seeks re-election and would support former vice president Atiku Abubakar if he decides to run.

"If today Mr. President says he is running in 2019, I will go to him respectfully and thank him for giving me an opportunity to serve, and then tell him that I have to resign because my political father may be running", she said. God willing, in your presence today are your people who have been placed under your care for forever.

"They've come to pay tribute and greet you for the Sallah celebrations and also to rejoice with you for your health", said the minister.

It is not clear when the video clip was recorded.

This is the work of my political enemies, they have been going round saying I should be sacked as minister.

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While the president is yet to make up his mind, his campaign posters have been seen in major cities while some of his supporters under the aegis of Buhari Campaign Organisation have also opened offices in the six geo-political zones of the country. I never hoped to be a minister, Allah gave it to me If I get sacked, it will not bother me because I believe in Allah, that my time has elapsed; because I believe only Allah do and undo. He joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), Buhari's party, in 2014.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the news is not worth celebrating until harsh living conditions improve.

Lately, there have been speculations that the billionaire politician may return to PDP on which platform he was Nigeria's VP for eight years to contest for the presidency in 2019.

Indeed, the party said it has been talking with many of such bigwigs as part of its strategy to displace the ruling APC from power. Chairman (Did not mention which chairman), of the party, come out chairman; he is our leader, because he is the chairman of the party, I was only made leader of the delegation. He, however, could not confirm what was said during the visit as he claimed he was not present during the visit.

She urged Nigerians to support the policies and programmes of the Buhari administration because it was time for governance and not yet time for politicking.

The president's two spokesmen declined to comment on the minister's remarks.

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