Atiku Debunks APC Claim, Says His Parents Are Fully Nigerians 


Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has dismissed claims that he is Nigerian by birth.

The PDP candidate had gone to court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari, his APC rival at the poll.

In response, the ruling party told the tribunal that Atiku is not a Nigerian by birth and thus, not qualified to run for president, going by the provisions of the 1999 constitution.

However, according to reports by TheCable, Still stated in his response that he was born in Adamawa state, by Nigerian parents and is therefore a citizen of Nigeria by birth.

According to the report, he also argued that his parents were both Fulani, a community/tribe indigenous to Nigeria

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