Jubilation in South East Nigeria as Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

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Jubilations erupted in various parts of Anambra State on Friday and other parts of South East as a former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi, was named the Vice Presidential candidate to Abubakar Atiku of PDP for Nigeria’s 2019 general election.

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Most pubs, especially in Awka, Anambra State capital, were agog as if Nigeria won a World cup.

A legal practitioner who was caught in the joyous mood said, “Peter Obi is a man who has a date with destiny.

“I’m not surprised that His Excellency Atiku Abubakar picked him to assist him to run the affairs of this country if he wins the presidency.

“That’s a confirmation of the good works Obi did here as governor. It’s a confirmation that Obi is ordained for greatness.

“It is a right choice. Nigeria will be great for it because Obi has a robust background of the private sector and tall achievements in governance.”

Also, speaking, a governorship candidate on the platform of PDP, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, said, “Atiku made the right choice in Peter Obi.

“Nigerians’ prayer is answered. His Excellency Atiku Abubakar has made the right choice in picking Peter Obi as his running make.

“Atiku has just exhibited the ability to make hard-headed decision required of purposeful leaders.

“Let’s get Nigeria working again. God bless Atiku. God bless Peter Obi and God bless Nigeria,” Obaze said.

Senator Ben Bruce, Dele Momodu also joined several Nigerians to congratulate the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi on his emergence at Atiku Abubakar’s running mate for the 2019 Presidential elections.

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