PDP primaries: Atiku, Wike, Fayose meet ahead of 2023 presidential election


 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar met with some of the party’s presidential aspirants.

Atiku met with former Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, whom he defeated during the PDP’s primary election on Saturday in Abuja.

The meeting is said to have been a fence-mending parley between the former Vice President and the PDP presidential aspirants.

Atiku polled a total of 371 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who garnered 237 votes.

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, scored 70; Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, scored 38; Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, polled 20 votes; Anyim Pius Anyim scored 14, Sam Ohabunwa polled 1 and Olivia Tariela also scored one vote.

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