Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.
He emerged at the PDP’s National convention chaired by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.
The PDP held its 2018 National convention in Port Harcourt on the 6th and 7th October 2018.
During the convention, there was heavy security operatives: the Police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) among others were on ground to ensure smooth exercise.
Officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were also on ground to control movement of vehicles.
13 aspirants jostled for party ticket for Presidential election in 2019.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state; Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso; Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Sen,Ahmed Makarfi and Jonah Jang are among the contestants.