Nigerians React To Atiku And Obi Performance At The Candidates

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the performance of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi at The Candidates, a town-hall meeting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Naija News reports that Abubakar, a Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party and his running mate, Peter Obi, participated in a live televised presidential town-hall programme tagged “The Candidates“ on Wednesday.

Naija News reports that “The Candidates” is designed by the organisers to have both the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates of selected political parties on stage at the same time and at different dates to take questions from the moderator, Kadaria Ahmed and from the general public through various platforms.

During the programme, Atiku and Obi unveiled the plans of their administration should they be elected into office next year.

The appearance of the PDP Presidential candidate and his VP came after President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo appeared on the show January 16 while the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore and his running mate, Dr Rabiu Rufai, appeared on The Candidates January 23.

Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to applaud the PDP candidate and his running mate on their performances.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…

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