Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, has picked the former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, as his running mate.
Both Atiku and Obi had earlier gone into a closed-door meeting at Mr Atiku’s residence at about 3:30pm today, New Telegraph learnt.
Atiku had been endorsed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, when he met the latter in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Thursday.
At the meeting in Abeokuta, Obasanjo said he had forgiven the former vice-president and even congratulated him as “president-to-be”.
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