The Chief Agent of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has confirmed that his candidate has won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)- 1532 votes. He said even before the count of the votes that , “I have not doubt that Atiku Abubakar has worn the primary”.
Also Senator Ben Bruce, another agent of Atiku, emerged from the vote sorting platform to say that “Atiku has won”.
Other aspirants were Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal (693 votes); Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo (111 votes) ; a former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso (158); a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa (48 votes). Others are the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki (317) ; a former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark (35); a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki (SAN) (65 votes), and a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang (19 votes). Also in the race are, a former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi (74); a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido (96 votes) and Dr. Datti Baba-Ahmed (5 votes).