2019: Atiku speaks on appointments

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The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has promised that his presidency would bequeath a better future to Nigerian youths.

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Atiku said that not less than 40 per cent of his cabinet would be made up of Nigerian youths and women if elected president in the 2019 general elections.

He said this while reeling out his agenda at a Youth Town Hall meeting on Monday in Lagos, which had the party’s chairman, Uche Secondus, Ayo Fayose amongst others in attendance.

“Our gathering here today is about the future of our youths. I am concerned about the plight of the Nigerian youths.

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”They are the future and we need to bequeath a good and secured future to our younger generation.

”I will work more with the youth and even my Minister for youth will not be more than 30 years of age,

“Not less than 40 per cent of his cabinet would be made up of Nigerian youths and women if elected president in the 2019 general elections,” the former Vice President said.

Atiku also promised to enthrone technology in the nation’s education.

Also speaking, Uche Secondus, PDP National Chairman said that the youth would matter in Atiku’s presidency, NAN reports.

“We recognised that Nigerian youth are innovative, industrious and hardworking.

“As you vote in Atiku in 2019, you are voting for your liberation,” he said.