The duo of the director in charge of Diaspora wing Atiku Care Foundation, Mrs. Grace Okagbare and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, have taken the call for the election of PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 2019 presidential election to Nigerians resident in the overseas.
Grace Okagbare, who is the elder sister to Nigerian track and field athlete, Blessing Okagbare, called on Nigerians in Norway, Europe, America and the Asian countries to intensify support for the election of Atiku Abubakar come 2019.
Okagbare, who made the call in a dinner she organized for the Europe branch executive members of a group under the aegis of Friends of Waziri Atiku (FOWA) in Oslo, Norway, urged every member of FOWA in Europe to galvanize support for Atiku come 2019.
She enumerated some of Atiku’s achievements as Nigeria’s vice president as head of the National Council of Privatisation and supervision of GSM revolution that saw Nigeria go from 50,000 to 100 million GSM lines, thereby adding 500,000 direct jobs to the Nigerian economy and attraction of $27bn to our Nigerian GDP.
She assured that it is only Atiku that can make Nigeria work again by revamping the economy and restructuring Nigeria.
In similar vein, another guest speaker at the FOWA launch in Olso, Norway, PDP chieftain and electronic and print media chairman of the FOWA group world-wide, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, told Europe branch executive members of FOWA to enjoin every Nigerian in Europe to be on their toes to ensure that Atiku’s brand is marketed to the international communities and Nigerians in Europe.
He said Aiku has promised fresh initiative to tackle unemployment, adding that on several occasions he has has flaunted his credential as an employer of labour, hence it was not shocking when he promised to generated initiatives to tackle unemployment