Abubakar emerged as the candidate at the National Convention of the party on Sunday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The party led by Buhari, who is seen as an anti-corruption crusader in graft-tainted Nigeria, swept to power in 2015 with the first opposition victory at the ballot box in the country's history.
He has long enjoyed support from the business elite in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos for his conservative-capitalist ideals and, as vice president in a PDP administration from 1999-2007, implemented a programme of liberalisation in areas including the telecoms sector.
Port Harcourt streets had been festooned with conference banners, while police said thousands of officers were deployed to the PDP primary. A landmark event in the sense that since the rebranding of our great party, the PDP, and infact I daresay, since the return of democratic rule of governance in this country, we have witnessed the most credible transparent and fair primaries.
Not even the challenge of infrastructure, not the bloodletting we are witnessing in different parts of Nigeria from Zamfara, down to the middle-belt states of Taraba, Benue, Plateau, Southern Kaduna, Adamawa and the rest and sundry acts of kidnapping across this country.
Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has praised former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the role he played in his development in politics.
Her comments come barley twenty-four hours after her husband was affirmed as the APC candidate for presidential polls slated for February 2019.
The retired general, who headed a military regime in the 1980s, has faced growing pressure to step down because of failing health after spending several months in London past year receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
PoliticsNGR earlier reported that the Governors under the party had earlier met with President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Since April this year, prices of petrol and diesel has witnessed a steep upswing, baffling consumers all over the country . He said that Kerala would not reduce the tax on petroleum products as it would adversely affect the revenue of the state.
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U.S. job growth slows but unemployment rate falls to 3.7%
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Manchin said in a written statement, "My heart goes out to anyone who has experienced any type of sexual assault in their life". Democrat Joe Manchin voted for cloture , which meant that Vice President Pence did not have to be brought in to break a tie.
Russia, India to sign $5 billion deal on S-400s this week
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Windows 10 October Update features ray tracing support
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9 killed as Japan hit by strongest typhoon in 25 years
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Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser
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