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PHOTOS: PDP launches presidential campaign in Akwa Ibom — but Wike and allies absent

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has launched its presidential campaign in Akwa Ibom state.

The launch kicked off at the Nest of Champions Stadium in Uyo, the state capital, on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate; Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta and PDP vice-presidential candidate; Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom state governor; Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi; Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, and Dino Melaye, former lawmaker representing Kogi west are some of the party’s chieftains at the event.

However, Nyesom Wike and his allies — Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue; Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo; Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia, are absent.

Atiku shared photos of himself touching down in Uyo, saying he is happy to be in the state.

Below are photos Atiku shared.

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