Atiku tells INEC he made N60.2m in three years


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that he realized N60.2 million as his personal income in three years.

The retired Customs boss, who is believed to be a billionaire with fleet of private businesses including Intels Nigeria Limited, Prodeco and American University of Nigeria (AUN) also indicated in his tax returns attached to his presidential nomination form that he paid N10.8 million tax between 2015 and 2017.

The PDP candidate’s credentials indicate his highest educational qualification as a Diploma in Law of 1969 from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU).

In a sworn affidavit submitted to electoral body, the President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said: “I am the above-named person and the deponent of this affidavit herein. All my academic qualification documents as filled in my Presidential form, APC/001/2015 are currently with the Secretary of the Military Board as of the time of this affidavit.”

Seventy-four other people, apart from Buhari and Atiku, have filed nomination forms with the INEC to run for President on February 16 – 112 days away.

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