Reports reaching LEADERSHIP indicates that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has ‘picked’ the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi as his running mate for the February 14, 2019 election.

Obi emerged the preferred choice of both the party and the candidate after series of consultations by stakeholders in the party and outside it.

Meanwhile, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has congratulated Mr.Obi on his selection as Atiku’s running mate on his twitter handle;

@benmurraybruce “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.”

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