Atiku’s emergence as PDP presidential candidate has made our job easy - Onochie

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has faced growing pressure to step down because of failing health after spending several months in London last year treating an undisclosed ailment

Atiku was closely followed by Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, President of the Senate, Bukola and Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo who polled 693, 317, 158 and 111 respectively.

Recall that Mahmoud Ahmed, a brother of Mrs. Buhari alleged that the APC gubernatorial process in Adamawa State was hijacked.

Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar attends an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria May 11, 2018.

Dickson also hailed Atiku, who he said has the requisite experience and knowledge to tackle the challenges bedevilling the country.

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He has long enjoyed support from the business elite in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos for his conservative-capitalist ideals and, as vice president in a PDP administration from 1999-2007, implemented a programme of liberalisation in areas including the telecoms sector. Governor Okowa, I congratulate and thank you on behalf of our members. It is not a one man's job, it is a collective responsibility and I am prepared to listen to you, to take your advice, consult with you, work with you and together, we'll succeed and after we succeed, we shall all be partners in that success.

According to Odumakin, "Looking at it, PDP is parading about 13 aspirants and at the end of the day, only one will emerge and from the look of things they have some very formidable names, I mean Atiku is a very strong candidate, Saraki, Kwankwaso are all strong candidates".

The presidential flagbearer of the party will emerge from the convention.

While speaking on their manifestos, all the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stated that their drive for the contest was the need to move the nation forward.

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Daily Trust learnt that delegates were said to be richer with some hard currencies from presidential aspirants.

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