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.