Sunday, October 7, 2018

It’s Official! Atiku Floors 11 Aspirants To Emerge Presidential Candidate Of PDP

In a keenly-contested primary election, involving 3,274 accredited delegates at the national convention of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, this afternoon emerge as the presidential candidate of the party for the 2019 election.

He floored other contestants in the race.

Atiku polled 1,532 votes, with Tambuwal coming a distant second with 693 votes. Other results are: Bukola Saraki, Senate President with 317 votes; Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso had 158 votes; Ibrahim Dankwambo with 111 votes; Sule Lamido had 96 votes; Ahmed Makarfi with 74 votes, Tanimu Turaki had 65 votes; Attahiru Bafarawa got 48 votes; David Mark scored 35 votes; Jonah Jang had 19 votes, while Datti Baba-Ahmed polled 5 votes. 68 votes were voided, while 3,221 delegates voted.