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Scores of Enugu residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election.

Coalition: Selfish interest behind reason for rejecting Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate

A coalition of 20 human rights, public governance accountability and pro-democracy advocacy groups, based in South East of the country, on Monday, indentified Politics of dichotomy, pecuniary and selfish interests as the real reasons behind the rejection of Mr. Peter Obi as Atiku’s running mate by some South East Governors and political leaders

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