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2019: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Dr. Atiku and Dr. Peter Obi.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential flag bearer in next year’s general election, Dr. Atiku Abubakar, on Friday confirmed former Anambra State Governor as his running mate.

This confirmation put to rest the speculations on who will fly the opposition, PDP flag alongside Atiku in the 2019 Presidential election.

According to a statement by the Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Mr Gbenga Daniel on Friday, Atiku believes that if himself and Obi are elected, they will be able to steer the nation back on the path of progress, economic prosperity and unity.

Born 19th July, 1961, Peter Obi attended the Christ the King College, Onitsha and later proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

He is also a graduate of several international and national institutions such as the Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, Columbia Business School, Institute of Management, Switzerland, Kellogg Graduate School, Oxford University and Cambridge University.

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