Sunday June 26, 2022 11:34 AM

Breaking: Atiku emerges winner in PDP presidential primary election

Ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar has won the Presidential primaries of  the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2023 general election.

The Turaki of Adamawa clinched the ticket duringthe keenly contested presidential primary of the main opposition party held on Saturday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He polled a total of 371 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State who garnered 237 votes. He was followed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who polled 70 votes.

Details of the votes are:

Atiku Abubakar – 371

Nyesom Wike- 237

Bukola Saraki – 70

Udom Emmanuel – 38

Bala Mohammed – 20

Pius Anyim – 14

Sam Ohabunwa – 1

Olivia Tariela – 1

There were 12 void votes

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