Atiku Abubakar records another achievement Ahead of 2019 election (Photos)

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has been conferred with a doctorate degree of science (Honoris Causa), at the maiden convocation of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta state.

Some political pundits see Atiku’s rising popularity as a sign that the former vice president might contest in the coming 2019 presidential election.
The chieftain of All Progressives Congress () was conferred with the degree on Tuesday, March 14, during his visit to Delta state.

It is believed that Atiku’s visit to the state is aimed at helping him to consolidate on his political ambition to run for the presidency. He is yet to announce any plan to contest.

Atiku Abubakar had contested against Muhammadu under the All Progressives Congress () platform during the primary election in 2015.

Though he lost, he is reportedly still building his support base ahead of the 2019 general election.

Atiku’s profile as a candidate for the 2019 presidential election has been rising in recent times.

Not fewer than 300,000 youths have pledged support for the presidential bid of the former vice president of few days ago.

Some suggest Atiku Abubakar’s recent visit to Delta state was for political reasons.
Not fewer than 300,000 youths have pledged support for the presidential bid of Atiku Abubakar.

The former vice president is however, yet to formally declare his intention to run for president in 2019.

Vanguard reports that the huge support comes from a group called Concerned n Youth Development Organisation (CNYDO) which has endorsed Atiku as the right man to take over the job of ruling from incumbent president Muhammadu in 2019.

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CNYDO made its decision known in a statement released on Friday, March 10 and signed by the national coordinator of the group Joel Edegba.

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