Nigeria's former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has said that the decision on whether it is the turn of the Igbos to have a shot at the presidency in 2019 lies in the hands of Nigerians.
Atiku fielding questions from journalists after a more than two hours closed door meeting with former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida at his uphill residence in Minna on Tuesday, February 14, said such sensitive decision is a collective one.
When asked if the recent position of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the subject would subsists, Atiku said it was for Nigerians to decide.
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The former vice president in Minna during his visit to Babangida challenged Nigerians to decide if they want restructuring of the country.
He said that the restructuring of Nigerians is not up to an individual to decide but for Nigerians to decide.
Atiku who arrived Minna Airport at 12:40p.m yesterday February 14 was received by Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello. They went together to Babangida’s home.
He was accompanied by Cpt. Yahaya Gombe, Amb. Yahaya Kwande, Alhaji Kwaironga Jada and Alhaji Jamilu Jibrin