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Atiku Abubakar Wins PDP Presidential Ticket, Emerges 2023 Candidate (See Full Results)

 

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has emerged victorious at the presidential primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by polling the highest votes.

Naija News reports Atiku defeated all other aspirants with a wide margin to emerge the winner of Saturday’s primary election held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

Atiku will now be the official candidate of the PDP for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria.

The Chairman of the PDP electoral committee for the primaries, David Mark, announced Atiku as the winner of the primary election.

See the breakdown of results.

Atiku Abubakar – 371 votes

Nyesom Wike – 237 votes

Bukola Saraki – 70 votes

Emmanuel Udom – 38 votes

Bala Mohammed – 20 votes

Anyim Pius – 14 votes

Sam Ohuabunwa – 1 vote

Oliver Teriela Diana – 1 vote

Void Votes – 12

It will be recalled that the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal had earlier stepped down from the race and urged his supporters to vote for Atiku.