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Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

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Dr Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has stepped down from the 2019 Presidential race.

Ezekwesili on Thursday morning stepped aside from the presidential race and has rather opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election.

In a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili was quoted as saying that her decision to withdraw from the race followed extensive discussions with Nigerians at home and the Diaspora.

According to her, the action is also prompted by an examination of the country’s electoral environment sequel to the 2019 presidential debate of Saturday, January 19, 2019.

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