Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation has reacted to Atiku Abubakar, emerging the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential flagbearer on Saturday.
Atiku polled a total of 371 votes to defeat his closest rival, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State who garnered 237 votes.
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Gov Aminu Tambuwal had stepped down for Atiku before voting commenced.
Reacting, Fani-Kayode advised the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to field a northerner to defeat Atiku.He wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations to @atiku. Not only is he a formidable candidate but he comes from a zone that has not produced a democratically-elected President for 62 years. This is justice.
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“@OfficialAPCNg MUST field a NORTHERNER if we want to win. Whichever way, a hard fight lies ahead.”
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