….To Face Buhari, Donald Duke, Others In 2019 General Elections
Former Nigeria Vice President Atiku Abubakar has emerged the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded primaries at Adokiye Amaseimake Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Atiku emerged the winner with a total vote of 1532 to beat the other aspirants.
The aspirants and the total votes they score
Bukola Saraki- 317
David Mark- 35 Votes
Jonah Jang- 19 Votes
Datti Baba Ahmed-05 Votes
Sule Lamido-96 Votes
KT Turaki- 65 Votes
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso- 158 Votes
Ibrahim Dankwambo- 111 Votes
Attahiru Bafarawa- 48 Votes
Ahmed Markafi- 74 Votes while void votes is 68
Peoples Democratic Party is the major opposition party in the country while APC is the ruling party.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) also held their Presidential Primaries Yesterday. Donald Duke, former Governor of Cross Rivers
State pulled 812 votes to defeat Professor Jerry Gana who pulled 611 votes.
The All Progressive Congress also held their party congress in Abuja to rectified the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari as the candidate of the party in 2019 Presidential election