The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that he is in the race with the sole interest of providing a better future for the Nigerian youths.
He also said that his administration will be a heavily youth-inclusive government because the future belongs to the youths.
The former vice-president gave the pledge on Friday during a meeting with content creators, entrepreneurs, social media Influencers, and many others who are positively impacting society in their various endeavours and under the @youthpoliticsng coalition.
The coalition met with Atiku to declare their readiness to be fully involved in the political decisions of the country. It said its members and the Nigerian youths want to align with his political organization to char new and better courses for Nigeria.
This was contained in a video post by Eta Uso, the Special Assistant on Digital Media and Operations to Atiku.
In the video, Atiku told the youths that he is in the presidential contest not for himself but to ensure that Nigerians, especially the youths, enjoy the dividends of democracy as well as to ensure inclusivity in governance.
According to him, politics is a career that one gets into from the grassroots. He said the youths need to participate more intentionally in politics and that he will run a massively, youths-inclusive government, if elected, come 2023.