Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP presidential candidate to face Buhari In 2019 election – Previous Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has authoritatively developed as PDP’s presidential contender to confront Buhari In the 2019 general races.
Atiku surveyed an aggregate of 1,532 representative votes to push out his nearest rivals, who incorporate Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a previous Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso; a previous Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa.
Others are the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki; a previous President of the Senate, Senator David Mark; a previous Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki (SAN) and a previous Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang.
Atiku Abubakar, who filled in as VP of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, on the stage of the PDP, with former President Obasanjo.
Atiku Abubakar served in the Nigeria Customs Service for a long time, ascending to end up the Deputy Director before he resigned in April 1989 to go into legislative issues.
He kept running for the governor of representative in the Gongola State (now Adamawa and Taraba States) in 1991, and for the Presidency in 1993, putting third after MKO Abiola and Babagana Kingibe in the Social Democratic Party (SDP) primaries.
Checkout the votes by PDP below.
Atiku Abubakar – 1,532
Tambuwal – 693
Kwankwansiya – 158
Saraki – 317
Markafi – 74
Dakwambo – 111
Bafarawa – 48
Ahmed – 5
Turaki – 65
Lamido – 96
David Mark – 35
Void – 68