Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria, has emerged Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential flag bearer with 371 votes garnered during the party primary held on Saturday.
Abubakar defeated his closest rivalry and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike who scored over 237 votes.
Recall that it was earlier reported that Tambuwal a strong contender in the race had earlier withdrawn from the presidential race and asked his supporters to vote for Atiku.
The chief returning officer, Senator David Mark declared Atiku Abubakar as the winner.
Udom Emmanuel 38
Bala Mohamed 20
Saraki Bukola 70
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