BREAKING: Atiku Abubakar wins PDP 2023 Presidential Primaries
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has won the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
To clinch the ticket, he floored Bukola Saraki, former senate president; Emmanuel Udom, Akwa Ibom governor; Nyesom Wike, Rivers governor; Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti; Bala Mohammed, Bauch governor, among others.
The special national convention of the opposition party took place in the velodrome at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Prior to the commencement of voting, Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, withdrew from the contest.
The governor asked his supporters to support the candidacy of Atiku
However, Rivers state governor and rival, Nyesom Wike came second in the keenly contest competition.
Two were disqualified by the David Mark-led screening committee while Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi opted out of the race and resigned from the party, leaving 14 contenders.
Below are the results from the Primaries;
Atiku Abubakar – 371
Nyesom Wike – 237 votes
Bukola Saraki – 70 votes
Anyim Pius – 14 votes
Bala Mohammed – 20 votes
Emmanuel Udom – 38 votes
Sam Ohuabunwa – 1Hi vote
Oliver Teriela Diana – 1 vote
Void Votes – 12
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Report By: PRNigeria.com