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PRESIDENTIAL TICKET RACE: PDP SCREENS ATIKU, SARAKI, 15 OTHERS TODAY

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries scheduled May 28 and 29, 17 presidential aspirants of the party are up for screening today in Abuja.

The screening exercise will be held at Legacy House, Abuja, the party’s presidential campaign headquarters.

The aspirants are Atiku Abubakar (Adamawa), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal (Sokoto), Bukola Saraki (Kwara), Anyim Pius Anyim (Ebonyi), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom).

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Others are Peter Obi (Anambra), Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti), Nwachukwu Anakwenze (Anambra), Dele Momodu (Edo), Mohammed Hayatu-Deen (Borno), Sam Ohuabunwa (Imo), Cosmos Ndukwe (Abia), Charles Ugwu (Enugu), Chikwendu Kalu (Abia) and Oliver Tareila Diana.

PDP had constituted a nine-man committee under the chairmanship of a former Senate President, David Mark.

Other members of the screening committee are Chief Celestine Omehia; Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN); Dr Olusegun Mimiko; Edward Ashiekaa (SAN), and Mrs Hilda Makanto.

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