Atiku Emerges PDP Presidential Candidate

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has picked the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with a resounding victory at the just concluded party convention in Port Harcourt,  the Rivers State capital.

He scored a total of 1, 532 votes ahead of his closest rival, Sokoto state governor,  Aminu Tambuwal who got 693 votes.

Senate President Bukola Saraki came third with 317 votes.

Below are the final scores:


Atiku Abubakar 1,532

Gov. Tambuwal 693 votes

Sen Bukola Saraki 317 votes

Sen Rabiu Kwankwanso 158 votes

Sen jonah Jang 19 votes

Datti Ahmed 5 votes

Sen David Mark 35

Kabiru Turaki 65 votes

Alh Sule Lamido 96 votes

Alh Bafarawa 48 votes

Alh Dankwanbo 111 votes

Ahmed makarfi 74 votes

Sen Rabiu Kwankwanso 158 votes