Monday June 27, 2022 3:28 PM

APC Primaries: Fayose speaks after defeat, congratulates Atiku

Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has finally talked  since Saturday night when he scored zero in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential primaries.

It will be recalled that he was among the fourteen presidential aspirants who battled for the main opposition party’s sole presidential ticket but failed to score a single vote.

It will be recalled that Atiku emerged the Presidential candidate of the PDP for the 2023 general election, having secured a total of 371 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Wike, who garnered 237 votes.

The details are: Atiku Abubakar – 371; Nyesom Wike- 237; Bukola Saraki – 70; Udom Emmanuel – 38; Balla Mohammed – 20;
Pius Anyim – 14; Sam Ohabunwa – 1; and Olivia Tariela scored 1. There were 12 void votes.

“To this end, I congratulate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar our flag-bearer and wish him and our party success in the general election

“I congratulate former VP Atiku Abubakar over his emergence as the PDP presidential candidate. I also commend Governor Nyesom Wike for remaining consistent in action and character,” Fayose tweeted.

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