As the 2019 presidential election draw nearer, Vice President Atiku Abubakar has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a national debate.
Atiku who spoke at the PDP National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja, yesterday, also restated his commitment to curb poverty and killings.
At the PDP NEC meeting, Atiku appealed for unity and support from PDP leaders ahead of the election, saying,”I am ready to debate President Muhammadu Buhari.”
The PDP presidential candidate also promised to ensure strict adherence to the principles of fiscal responsibility in the country in his administration in addition to providing a new template for productivity in all critical sectors of the country.
“Our aim is to work very hard and collectively to liberate our nation from the shackles of hunger, starvation, deprivation, bloodletting, killings and division which bedevil us today. We must all work hard to return our nation to the path of harmony, peace and progress,” he said.