How 72-year-old Atiku won PDP’s presidential ticket

Atiku Abubakar has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary election.

He received the highest number of votes in the exercise which was held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday.

He scored 1,532 votes, while his closest rival, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, polled 693.

There were a total of 3,274 accredited delegates, with Datti Baba-Ahmed getting five votes and rooted to the bottom of the table.

Candidate Score
Atiku 1,532
Tambuwal 693
Saraki 317
Kwankwaso 158
Dankwambo 111
Lamido 96
Makarfi 74
Bafarawa 48
Turaki 65
Mark 35
Jang 19
Baba-Ahmed 5

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