The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to privatise the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation if elected.

He said this on a national television, adding that he would do so even if cabal in the corporation would kill him.

Atiku said that privatising the NNPC would be for the benefit of the whole Nigeria because it would bring about efficiency and productivity to the economy.

He explained that former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s government in which he served as the vice president privatised the banking and telecommunication sectors thereby making it more stronger for economic prosperity.

He noted that he would fulfill his promises by not enriching members of his family but his friends without engaging in corruption r fraudulent activities.