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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Former Vice President Atiku Wins PDP Presidential Primary Election

By John Efosa

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has won the Presidential Primary Election of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP for the 2023 general election.

Atiku clinched ticket during the election held on Saturday in Abuja, the Federal Capital.

He polled a total of 371 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Governor Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, who got 237 votes.

Wike was followed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who polled 70 votes.

The following is details of votes scored by the Aspirants:

Atiku Abubakar – 371

Nyesom Wike – 237

Bukola Sarki – 70

Udom Emmanuel – 38

Bala Mohammed – 20

Pius Anyim – 14

Sam Ohabuwa – 1

Olivia Tariela – 1

There were 12 void votes.

More to come …


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