Nigerians have reacted to recent revelation by Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on his true nationality.
Atiku had on Sunday in his response to the All Progressives Congress, APC, petition before the Presidential election tribunal said he was born in Jada in 1946, in present day Adamawa state, but then part of Northern Cameroon by Nigerian parents and therefore “a citizen of Nigeria by birth.”
According to the former Vice President, his father, Garba Atiku Abdulkadir was a Nigerian by birth who hailed from Wurmo in present day Sokoto State.
He further revealed that his mother, Aisha Kande was also a Nigerian who hailed from Dutse in present day Jigawa State.
This has since stirred reactions on social media.
Some Nigerians are of the opinion that Atiku would have to present birth certificates of his parents as proof at the Tribunal.