Shehu Sani Reacts As Atiku Wins PDP Presidential Primary Election

Former Kaduna Central lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential election.

Naija News reports Atiku defeated all other aspirants with a wide margin to emerge the winner of Saturday’s primary election held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

Atiku who polled a total of 371 votes ahead of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, will now be the official candidate of the PDP for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria.

The Chairman of the PDP electoral committee for the primaries, Senator David Mark, announced Atiku as the winner of the primary election.

Reacting to the development in a tweet on Sunday morning, Sani congratulated Abubakar for emerging as the winner of the contest.

The PDP chieftain and governorship aspirant was also at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja, the venue of the PDP Presidential primary.

He wrote: “Congratulations to Atiku Abubakar.

Meanwhile, a presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar over his victory at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday.

The National Leader of APC commended the former vice president for his patriotism and commitment to Nigeria’s progress.

The former Governor of Lagos State also lauded other PDP presidential aspirants for the orderly and peaceful way they conducted themselves.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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