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Atiku Emerges PDP Presidential Candidate

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has emerged as the presidential candidate of the opposition PDP, to face APC's Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election.

He defeated is closet rivals - Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki and Rabiu Kwankwaso - to emerge winner with 1,532 votes.

Below are the votes of other contestants;

Datti Ahmed 5
Sen. Jonah Jang 19
Sen. David Mark 35
Attahiru Bafarawa 48
Saminu Turaki 65
Ahmed Makarfi 74
Sule Lamido 96
Governor Dankwanbo 111 
Rabiu Kwakwanso 158 
Bukola Saraki 317 
Aminu Tambuwal 693
Voided votes 68  

Returning to PDP earlier than other returnees and starting his consultation, campaigning and mobilization early eventually paid off for Atiku. Congratulations to him!