The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, met with several ambassadors of the European Union to Nigeria on Thursday at the EU secretariat in Abuja.
According to information he posted on his verified Twitter profile, Atiku met with the EU envoys to discuss his agenda with them ahead of the general elections in 2023.
Atiku said in a statement that he had a “strong talk” with the diplomats, focusing on “the next chapter for Nigeria politically and the success of the 2023 election, amongst others.”
“Not only is unity in Nigeria critical, but a partnership with the EU is necessary for Nigeria to reach its full potential,” Atiku added.
“In addition, I shared my vision of a greater Nigeria and gave them an insight into my socio-economic and political agenda for our country.
Speaking of the EU’s response to his visit, Atiku said it assured him that it would help the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the country’s electoral body, observe and oversee the next year’s elections.
“On its part, the EU assured of technical support to Nigeria, primarily to The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the observation and monitoring of the elections.”