Mammoth crowd as Atiku, Jonathan, Kwankwaso storm Sokoto for PDP campaign + PHOTOS

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, launched its 2019 presidential campaign in Sokoto.

The maiden campaign, held at the Shehu Kangiwa Square, attracted the PDP chieftains as well as supporters from all walsk of life.

Former and current governors of northern states have addressed the crowd, as well as fromer ministers attended the rally.

Some of the governors in attendance: former Governors Sule Lamido (Jigawa) Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Rabiu Kwankwanso (Kano), Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna), and Governor Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto) and Darius Ishaku (Taraba).

Other dignitaries present include former President Goodluck Jonathan; former Vice President Namadi Sambo; Senate President Bukola Saraki,Yakubu Dogara, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, and PDP national chairman Uche Secondus.

In their various speeches, the PDP bigwigs all asked Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party, APC in 2019 general elections.

Here are some of the pictures from the event: