Atiku Abubakar wins PDP presidential ticket with 371

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..Wike is runner-up

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BY BENEDICT NWACHUKWU, ABUJA

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has clinched the Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after defeating closest rival, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

Atiku scored 371votes to defeat Wike who scored 237 votes in a contest that was between the two.

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki polled 70 votes, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom scored 38 votes while Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State polled 20 votes.

Other results from the primaries are; former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim,
14 votes, Samuel Ohuabunwa and Oliver Diana one vote each.