Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has joined other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts who have gathered to celebrate Atiku Abubakar after winning the PDP presidential primaries held on Saturday/Sunday in Rivers state.
National Assembly members, Board of Trustee members of the PDP, former Governors Peter Obi, Gbenga Daniel (the DG of Atiku’s presidential campaign) and others were pictured in a reception in honour of Atiku at the INTELS premises in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Atiku Abubakar received the highest number of votes in the exercise which was held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday.
Atiku beat 11 other contestants after polling 1, 532 to emerge as the winner of the primary at the National Convention in Port Harcourt.
Other aspirants include Senate President Bukola Saraki polled 317 votes, immediate past Senate President, Senator David Mark 35 votes, Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo 111 votes, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal 693 votes.