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Elections: PDP Announces Atiku Abubakar As Presidential Candidate

Elections: PDP Announces Atiku Abubakar As Presidential Candidate

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He joined the ruling APC and sought the party's ticket in 2014, but lost to Gen Buhari at the primary held in Lagos.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has led other delegates of the host state out of the Adokiye Amesiemaka Stadium, venue of the National convention of PDP.

Voting started late at around 9:15 pm local time (2015 GMT) after voter accreditation.

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been declared victor of the Peoples Democratic Party's Presidential election.The Chairman of the PDP Convention Committee and Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, announced the results of the primary on Sunday morning.

Port Harcourt streets had been festooned with conference banners, while police said thousands of officers were deployed to the PDP primary. I commend the party leadership and the Convention Planning Committee for giving us one of the best primary elections in Nigeria's history.

Also in the race for the PDP presidential ticket are former Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa; founder of Baze University, Abuja, Datti Baba-Ahmed; former Kaduna State Governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and former Plateau State Governor, Senator Jonah Jang.

"The event in Port Harcourt between yesterday and today was a victory for Nigeria and for democracy".

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Dankwambo is a two-time governor of Gombe State, first winning by a landslide in the governorship election of April 26, 2011.

Her comments come barley twenty-four hours after her husband was affirmed as the APC candidate for presidential polls slated for February 2019.

Buhari indicated in April that he planned to run for a second term.

The retired general, who headed a military regime in the 1980s, has faced growing pressure to step down because of failing health after spending several months in London previous year receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

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They also pledged to support whoever emerged as the party's flagbearer.


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