Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has denied reports filtering through the media, saying he had publicly declared his intentions to run for the presidency in 2019.
Atiku also says a video of him declaring to run for President is Fake News.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) November 3, 2017
Earlier on, media sources had shared a report that Atiku has finally declared his intention to run for presidency
According to the report, Atiku made his declaration in a statement released in Abuja on Thursday night. News reports say the statement was made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday night. Atiku described himself as a poor boy from Jada, Adamawa State.
The report also states that he had described himself as a believer in the rule of law and a fighter for justice and equity.Shortly after, a video of Atiku declaring had been circulated across online media channels.