Ahead of serious politicking in preparation for the general elections in 2019, the Kaduna State Chairman of Atiku Care Foundation, Comrade Ibrahim Danfulani has received members of a sister group, Atikulated from Zone 1 in the state, who have all decamped to his grassroots political association on Sunday.
A statement signed by the Kaduna State Publicity Secretary of Atiku Care Foundation, Jacob Onjewu Dickson informed that the event held close to Zaria City saw all 12 former executives of Atikulated vow to be part of the Atiku Care Foundation, to give former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar immense grassroots presence for the build-up to 2019 general elections.
While welcoming them into Atiku Care Foundation, Comrade Danfulani explained to them that for now, the executives and members are sacrificing by using their personal contributions to run activities so far.
He told them that part of the activities that have been organized in anticipation of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s declaration of interest to run for the office of the president include road shows, sponsored messages on radio and distribution of Ramadan items to the less privileged.
“We all know what the former Vice President stands for and his genuine love for Nigeria and Nigerians, so no sacrifice would be too much in supporting him to become president and impact on the country positively.
“For now we are yet to receive any financial support from well wishers, but I can assure you that we have a lot of moral backing,” he assured.
Speaking earlier, spokesman for the decampees, Iliyasu Waziri, who was appointed Vice Chairman Atiku Care Foundation Zone 1, of explained that as part of Atikulated, they were able to lay down structures in the eight local government areas that make up Zone 1.
“The only LGA where we had not penetrated is Kudan, but we have members across the other LGAs and we are assuring you that if you accept us, we will contribute our own quota to the success of the rising profile of Atiku Care Foundation.
“We are dedicated to the Atiku cause and as members of Atikulated, invested nothing less than two million Naira in various projects aimed at projecting the former vice president,” he explained.
Also speaking, Abdulrahman Ramalan who was appointed Atiku Care Foundation Chairman Zaria, assured of their loyalty in ensuring that the set objectives are achieved.
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