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17 photos that capture PDP National Convention and presidential primary in Port Harcourt

17 photos that capture PDP National Convention and presidential primary in Port Harcourt

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s National Convention started on Saturday, October 6 ended in the afternoon of Sunday, October 7.

The opposition party's bigwigs and delegates stormed Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital for the make or mar convention and presidential primary where they elected former vice president Atiku Abubakar to slug it out with President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Though there were reported incidents of vote buying among the delegates, the major opposition party said the election was free and fair. Also, none of the co-contestants has voiced out any grievance concerning the conduct of the primary.

Legit.ng, through an insightful minute by minute updates, covered the primary from the beginning to the end.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so the saying goes. Thus, in this piece, Legit.ng collects some of the best shots that capture the PDP presidential primary.

The last-minute campaign: campaign posters of aspirants

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

The last-minute campaign: campaign posters of aspirants
Source: UGC

Security guaranteed: Police anti-bomb squadron

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Security guaranteed: Police anti-bomb squadron
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Food vendors making money from the convention

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Food vendors making money from the convention
Source: UGC

The stage is set at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers state

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

The stage is set at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers state
Source: Facebook

PDP leaders on sit for the main business of the convention, security men on guard

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

PDP leaders on sit for the main business of the convention, security men on guard
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A cross section of delegates and supporters at the stadium

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

A cross section of delegates and supporters at the stadium
Source: Original

Delegates from Rivers state

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

A cross section of delegates and supporters at the stadium
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Entertainment: The hip hop star, Davido, is on the ground to light up the convention

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

A cross section of delegates and supporters at the stadium
Source: UGC

Speaker Yakubu Dogara arriving at the convention

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Speaker Yakubu Dogara arriving at the convention
Source: Original

Voting cubicles set; voting about to begin

Voting cubicles set; voting about to begin

Voting cubicles set; voting about to begin
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Voting starts: A physically challenged delegate waiting for his turn to vote

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Voting starts: A physically challenged delegate waiting for his turn to vote
Source: Depositphotos

The PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, casting his vote

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

The PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, casting his vote
Source: UGC

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state casting his vote

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state casting his vote
Source: Original

Voting ends; sorting and counting begin

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Voting ends; sorting and counting begin
Source: Original

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Voting ends; sorting and counting begin
Source: UGC

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar declared winner

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar declared winner
Source: Facebook

PDP presidential primary: X photos that truly reflect how Atiku emerged opposition party’s candidate in Port Harcourt

Atiku giving acceptance speech after emerging as the PDP presidential candidate
Source: UGC

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