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Nigeria’s Ex-Vice President Atiku to Lead Main Opposition PDP Into 2019 Polls

Nigeria’s former vice-president Atiku Abubakar will be facing Muhammadu Buhari in presidential polls slated for February 2019.

Atiku on Sunday clinched the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ticket at a congress held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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He beat off competition from Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Senate President Bukola Saraki and others.

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PDP, thank you for choosing me. This is a victory for all of us. The task to get Nigeria working again starts now,” said in a tweet shortly after he was declared winner.




Written by How Africa

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