People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has said that if Nigerians vote for him in the February 15 presidential election, he will invest $10 million ($4.5 billion in Nigerian naira) to promote start a business.
It follows Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan’s appeal to the former vice president during a party rally in the state on Saturday.
In her speech, Natasha urged Atiku to support entrepreneurs in the state if elected. She also made three other basic demands, including revitalizing the Ajaokuta Steel Company and creating a confluence port.
In his response, Atiku pledged to do what the Senate candidate asked, adding that he wanted to save Nigeria for the benefit of all Nigerians.
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“If you vote for me this time, the lethargic Ajaokuta Steel Complex and other challenges you face will be a thing of the past.
“I want to assure you that there will be no more wage arrears and that jobs and businesses will be provided and idleness and misery will be eliminated.
“Months of idleness after college will be a thing of the past as we plan to invest $10 million to get young people into business/enterprise,” he said.