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