2023: Abubakar Atiku emerges PDP Presidential Candidate
Posted: May 29, 2022 at 1:38 am / by Chris Omeruo / comments (0)
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has emerged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2023 elections
Atiku won the primary by 371 votes to defeat his closest contender, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who poled 237 votes, while a former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, scored 70 votes.
Other aspirants scores are as follows:..
Udom Emmanuel, Governor of Akwa Ibom State scored 38 votes.
Bala Mohammed, Bauchi State Governor scored 20 votes,
Pius Ayim, former Senate President got 14 votes.
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Sam Ohuabunwa, a former President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria got 1 vote.
Tari Oliver got 1 vote.
There were 12 void votes.
Aminu Tambuwa, the Sokoto State Governor had stepped down for Atiku just few hours to the primary election.