Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar’s son, Adamu, says his father will still contest the nation’s presidency in 2023.
Adamu, who is also the Adamawa State Commissioner for Works and Energy, disclosed this while presenting the scorecard of his ministry as the administration of Governor Ahmadu Finitiri clocked one year.
“Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with my father contesting for the presidency. In 2023, my father will be aspiring to the number one office in the land because he has been an astute, strategic, master politician for almost four decades,” he said.
Atiku’s son added that the Governor Fintiri administration had surpassed the expectations of many in the state who were surprised that given the tight liquidity constraints, he could still “meet most of its campaign promises to the electorate.”
Adamu also said that his late entry politics was informed by advice from his father, who told him to first gain enough experience in the private sector as this would be greatly assist him in public life.
“I am basically here to serve my people; if I am called by the people back home to run for the Senate, I don’t see anything wrong with that,” he said.