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Atiku Won A Deserved Victory – Doyin Okupe

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Nigeria News – Atiku Won A Deserved Victory – Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe, the former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the emergence of Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections.

The former Vice President, Atiku got 1,532 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Aminu Tambuwal, who got 693 votes while the Senate president, Bukola Saraki got 317 votes.

The former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Okupe, who is the Chairman, Media Committee of Abubakar Bukola Saraki Presidential Campaign, in a post on his official Twitter page stated that Atiku defeated other presidential aspirants because of his plans for restructuring.

Okupe noted that Atiku’s declaration as PDP Presidential candidate was a deserved victory owing to his advocacy for restructuring.

He stated: “Atiku won a deserved victory. It was not just about money rather it was a victory for restructuring.

“Atiku’s advocacy and commitment were believed by leaders of South West, South East and South South, hence the massive support by their delegates.”

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