By Chux Odoh
Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Sunday, October 7, became the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party for the February 2019 general elections in Nigeria.
Atiku scored a 15 (about 49.1%) of the general votes cast to beat other 11 aspirants to clinch the PDP ticket at the Party’s Elective Convention held in Port -Harcourt, Rivers State.
Alhaji Abubakar who was present all through the voting, collation and counting of votes has since expressed his joy and appreciation after the results where announced by the Chairman of the Convention, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
The new PDP Presidential candidate in a tweet said his victory was for all PDP members, urging all that the task is to get Nigeria working.
See his tweet below:
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) October 7, 2018