FCT, Abuja – Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again won the presidential primary of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Atiku polled the highest votes in the election which was held at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Saturday, May 28.
No fewer than 767 delegates decided the fate of the presidential aspirants jostling for the ticket of the party.
Atiku emerged as as the winner with a total of 371 votes, defeating other frontline contenders such as the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and former Senate President Bukola Saraki who polled 237 and 70 votes respectively.
Here is the full result:
Atiku Abubakar: 371 Votes (WINNER)
Nyesom Wike: 237 votes
Bukola Saraki: 70 votes
Udom Emmanuel: 38 votes
Bala Mohammed: 20 votes
Pius Anyim: 14 votes
Olivia Tariela: 1 vote
Total valid votes: 763
Void votes: 12
Valid votes: 751