Ex VP Atiku Abubakar has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flag bearer for the 2019 presidential election.
In the election conducted on Saturday, October 6 at the party’s convention which took place in Port Harcourt, the former vice president defeated 11 other political bigwigs in the party.
He is expected to provide stiff competition to President Muhammadu Buhari who emerged as the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate.
Governor Dave Umahi read out the votes of 9 aspirants before Governor Ifeanyi Okowa read out the rest of the results.
Senator Bukola Saraki came third with 317 votes while Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto polled 693 votes.
Political supremos notably Gov Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom) of the PDP took to his Twitter page to celebrate the victory as well as tons of reactions from Nigerians. 9javendor picked out best tweets.