The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, said that percent of his appointments would go to youths and women if elected president in the 2019 presidential election.
While addressing a group of youths who organized a solidarity rally to endorse his candidature in Yola, on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, Atiku said 40 percent of his appointments would go to youths, while 30 percent would go to women, the remaining 30 percent will be managed by the elderly.
He also pleading with the youths to vote for PDP for a better life and noted that their votes were vital for his victory as they constituted 70 percent of the nation’s voting population.
“This election is for you; youths and women as you made up 70 percent of Nigerian population of voting age.
“As for me, I have achieved in life, but many of you have a long way to go; you have no house, no job. If you fail to vote PDP you will continue like that.
“On Election Day, go and vote, protect your votes and ensure your votes count.”