2019: Atiku Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate

Channels Television  
Updated October 12, 2018


The presidential flagbearer for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reportedly picked former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as his running mate for the 2019 general elections.

Although the Atiku Campaign Organisation has yet to issue a statement, sources close to the PDP’s flagbearer say the deal was sealed at an informal meeting between the two men in Abuja on Friday.

Shortly after, the Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Ben Murray-Bruce, congratulated Mr Obi on emerging as Atiku’s running mate.


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Obi served as Governor of Anambra State between June 14, 2007, and March 17, 2014.