Breaking News: ATIKU ABUBAKAR EMERGES PDP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election,

In the election conducted on Saturday, October 6 at the party’s convention which took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the former vice president defeated 11 other political bigwigs in the party.

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Atiku is expected to compete with President Muhammadu Buhari who emerged as the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate. Governor Dave Umahi read out the votes of 9 aspirants before Governor Ifeanyi Okowa read out the rest of the results. Senator Bukola Saraki came third with 317 votes while Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto polled 693 votes.

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