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General News of Friday, 10 February 2023


Late Emir of Kano prayed for me to be Nigeria’s president – Atiku

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Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says he got the endorsement of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero to become Nigeria's president.

The former vice president made this known during a visit to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero on Thursday, February 9.

He pledge to do all in his power 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.”