Peter Obi Joins 2019 Presidential Race as Atiku’s Running Mate


The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has joined the Presidential race for the 2019 election as the running mate for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Mr. Obi was picked today by Alhaji Atiku after emerging Presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over the weekend during the Party’s just concluded primaries in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.

It was earlier hinted that Atiku might select his vice-president among politicians like former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, and the incumbent Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu who are from the South-East  based on zoning.

An elated Senator Ben Murray-Bruce who was once rumored to be picked as Atiku’s Vice took to his Twitter handle to congratulate the newly appointed Peter Obi.

He wrote;

Congrats my friend and brother, Mr. Peter Obi on your selection as vice presidential candidate to H.E @atiku. Without doubt, this is a solid team that will lift Nigeria to her rightly place amongst the assembly of nations.



Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram


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