The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.

Atiku said this on Friday after his running mate took on four other vice presidential candidates at the vice presidential debate put together by Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).

He also commended Obi for “laying out our vision to get Nigeria working again”.


I watched with pride as @PeterObi laid out our vision to get Nigeria working again. Can’t wait for the presidential debate. #2019Debate

— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) December 14, 2018

Other candidates who were present at the debate include Ganiyu Galadima of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of Alliance For New Nigeria (ANN), Professor Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Umma Getso of Young Progressives Party (YPP).

The presidential debate is scheduled for January 19.