Jonathan Failed As President Because He Is Not Qualified And Lacks Experience – Atiku

Atiku AbubakarFormer Vice President Atiku Abubakar has linked President Goodluck Jonathan’s poor leadership quality to his lack of experience.

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential aspirant also said Mr. Jonathan was not qualified to lead Nigeria as a president.

He made these assertions while addressing delegates of the APC primaries in Jos on Tuesday at his residence.

The former vice president recalled that Mr. Jonathan was forced into office and did not willingly contest the 2011 elections.

He pointed out that President Jonathan had fallen short of ideas to govern Nigeria, considering the prevailing security situation.

“Today, we are suffering all forms of issues as a country, because we have someone on board, who was not qualified to vie for the presidency, that is why he is doing what he is doing, because he did not seek for the position he is occupying”, Mr. Abubakar said.

He said he was contesting the February 2015 presidential election to correct the wrongs in Nigeria.

“Of all those contesting the 2015 presidential election in Nigeria, I am the most qualified,” he said. “I served Nigeria eight years as vice president in a democratic government; who among them has done such, and I am the most suitable. But I am not desperate. If I was desperate I should have supported (Olusegun) Obasanjo’s third time plan, but I rejected the idea, that was why the third term ambition could not succeed. If I did, all those in government today, where would they have been?

“Apart from this, I am one of those who fought tooth and nail for the return of democratic governance in Nigeria. Some persons lost their lives in the process. I rejected working in the military era. They offered me various appointments, but I turned them down”.

While promising to end insurgency if elected president, Mr. Abubakar promised to re-organise the armed forces through adequate training and funding.

“Once I am elected the president of this great country, I shall increase the numerical strength of the military, and will also equip them with modern and sophisticated weapons.

“I shall as well increase their pay and ensure they are given adequate training that will make them contain any form of attack from insurgents”, he promised.

He also used the occasion of the meeting with the delegates to appeal to APC members nationwide to support any candidate that eventually emerge the party’s presidential flag bearer to contest against President Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.


  • So you, a semi literate with American baggage are the one who is qualified? Right, go on and contest with him and let’s see how you will win.

    • Get informed man, and stop making a fool of yourself with this market woman information. All you need do is google any infor you need.

  • General Buhari (rtd) has all it takes to be the next president of Nigeria. I believe in his leadership because he is honest, modest, not self-serving, God fearing and has the interest of Nigerians at heart.

  • We nigerians need buhari to become president of nigeria 2015 not atiku, we have tied from incompetent president we need God fearing to rule nigeria because of poor people. In nigeria today we don’t have market specific price the market u buy in lagos 20 naira you may see the same market in other state 50 naira which is totally bad we need control price in any part of nigerian and electricity,education I know is APC can do it and they are going to win presidential election because must of their governors perform well definitely APC president will also perform let’s vote for them God bless nigeria.

  • Atiku Abubakar is clearly better prepared than other APC aspirants and other candidates vying for the presidency because of his clear and well articulated vision and objectives for Nigeria and Nigerians.
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  • Atiku is the best man for the job. Its one thing to want to be the president of Nigeria and is entirely a different ball to be ready to be the president. Atiku 2015. #ANigeriaForAll

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