Atiku Warms Up To Declare For 2015 Presidential Contest

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Former Vice- President Atiku Abubakar may soon declare his intention to contest in the 2015 presidential election.

Insider sources told our reporter that Atiku would soon round off his extensive consultations with stakeholders on his 2015 ambition and would make public his ambition to wrestle for the All Progressive Congress (APC) ticket with other contenders.

Atiku, a leading contender for the APC presidential ticket slated for November 2014, had hinted of its interest in the 2015 presidential contest.

“The former Vice –President has been meeting with diverse religious and professionals bodies, ” a source said.

“He is gauging the pulse of the people on troubles bedeviling the country with the aim of finding lasting solutions to them.

“He wants to foster a harmonious relationship between Christians, Muslims and traditional believers in order to have all hands on deck to rebuild our fatherland, Nigeria.”

The former Vice President, was also said to be planning a peace tour that would take his delegation to key places and people nationwide.

He was said to have constituted an intellectual team that would drive his presidential campaign if he wins the party ticket