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General News of Friday, 10 February 2023


Backlash as Atiku says the late Emir Bayero endorsed him to become Nigeria's president

Atiku Abubakar is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

A section of Nigerians on social media have taken a swipe at Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after he said revealed he was endorsed by the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero to become Nigeria's president.

Atiku during a visit to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero on Thursday, February 9 pledged to uphold the late Emir’s legacy if elected as the country’s President.

During the visit, Atiku expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and spoke highly of the late Emir, Alhaji Ado Bayero, whom he referred to as a great leader and a father figure to many Nigerians, reports Channels TV.

“Whenever I come to Kano I feel at home. I still could remember the Late Emir Alhaji Ado Bayero. He prayed for me here at this palace to be the President of this country,” the PDP presidential candidate said.

“And today, I seek for your prayers just as I did with our father Alhaji Ado Bayero.”

Atiku's comment has generated a conversation on social media.

See some reactions below
omavy: OBJ said we should not believe a word you say

brainy_teazer: God no go answer the prayers I honour the late emir but I guess if he was alive today he won't allow you to rule cos you will loot the Treasury again

erotica wrote: He will be answering questions in Hell for doing that.

alubandollars commented: Story story. Late Jukeu also prayed for Peter OBI to be President and Late Ononi of IFE also prayed for Tinubu to be President

hurla_ola said: Unfortunately, The late Emir was created by God and he went back to God, God approval is the best, not Emir's...YOU ARE GOING NO WHERE BRO, MR GENERATOR

thehillary_digitals wrote: Is desperation was a person, using the dead to play politics

tbr_records: So becos he pray make you be president no mean say na every prayer wey person pray for you na him go work , what if the prayer is against the will of the people