BREAKING: Atiku picks PDP 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 held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday.
Although votes were still being counted, his closest rival, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, scored 693 votes with over 1,550 votes yet to be counted.
The votes of all other candidates had also been counted.
There were a total of 3,274 accredited delegates, with Datti Baba-Ahmed getting five votes and rooted to the bottom of the table.
CANDIDATESCORE
AtikuStill counting
Tambuwal693
Saraki317
Kwankwaso158
Dankwambo111
Lamido96
Makarfi74
Bafarawa48
Turaki65
Mark35
Jang19
Baba-Ahmed5
More to follow…
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