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Opinion: 2 Reasons Why Atiku May Not Be Given 2023 Presidential Ticket In PDP

The former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakr may not be given the 2023 Presidential ticket under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP due to some reasons. It should be recalled that Atiku contested the 2019 Presidential race under the Platform of the Party, which he lost to the Presidential candidate of APC in 2019 Presidential election.

Meanwhile, Some Leaders of the Party has made it known to the Public that the Party may likely Pick Atiku for 2023 Presidential race while some Leaders said Atiku may not be given the Presidential ticket. The Party Leaders accused Atiku of leaving the Party and traveled to Dubai, immediately after the 2019 Presidential race. Though, some Leaders still want Atiku to contest Presidential race but some Leaders will not him to contest the race.

However, there some reasons why the Party Leaders will not Atiku to contest the Presidential race, which shall be discussed. The first reason is that, the Age is not on his side. Atiku is more than seventy years of age and the Party Leaders may consider his age ahead the 2023 Presidential Polls. The impression of the Party Leaders is that Atiku will not have enough strength to paddle the affairs of the Nation. As a result of this, the Party Leaders may not want Atiku to contest 2023 Presidential race.

Another reason why Atiku may not be given Presidential ticket in 2023 is the corruption charges that was levied against him through his wife. It was revealed that Atiku made some transaction with a company on his wife's name in United States as gathered by Sahara reporters. Though, Atiku has never being indicted by any Anti graft agency in Nigeria like Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC or Independent Corrupt Practices Commission ICPC, which shows that he has never been found guilty of any corrupt charges against him. but Some Party Leaders may want to capitalise on it.

These are the two reasons why Atiku may be denied Presidential ticket in 2023 Presidential race. Therefore, Atiku should be looking for other way rounds ahead the 2023 Presidential race. It should be recalled that Atiku has been creating awareness on his preparation for the 2023 Presidential race. But the fact is that, the Party Leaders may want to emphasis on these two reasons and deny him 2023 Presidential ticket.

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