Oshiomhole’s APC is ridden with "impunity" - Aisha Buhari

Bukola-Saraki

Other aspirants include Senate President Bukola Saraki polled 317 votes, immediate past Senate President, Senator David Mark 35 votes, Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo 111 votes, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal 693 votes.

Mr Abubakar was in 1998 elected Governor of Adamawa State. I commend the party leadership and the Convention Planning Committee for giving us one of the best primary elections in Nigeria's history.

The party source informed that such people were already aware that they were holding the tickets in trust for former presidential aspirants as they had been well briefed before the convention.

Some other issues played out in the build up to the convention, including the 11th hour endorsement of Atiku by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other generals, which necessitated the presence of General Aliyu Gusau at the convention.

Dickson also hailed Atiku, who he said has the requisite experience and knowledge to tackle the challenges bedevilling the country.

The PDP vote was held in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, in the heartland of the southern Niger delta.

"Thank you for choosing me", Abubakar said on Twitter.

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PoliticsNGR earlier reported that the Governors under the party had earlier met with President Muhammadu Buhari.

He said the process that led to the election was more important as all the aspirants were qualified to lead the nation.

"PDP is clearly the party to take over power".

"All the doubting Thomases that thought we would all walk out after the results have been announced, we are not going anywhere but walking with Atiku to victory".

Political parties had until Sunday to select their candidates.

Voters in the former British colony will elect governors and lawmakers as well as the president in elections set for February and March next year.

Onochie on her Facebook handle said 'You ran away from facing President Buhari in a Primary, now you'll meet him at the Presidential elections.

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