Published: Mon, October 08, 2018
Worldwide | By Myra Stephens

Crisis looms as Oshiomole meets with APC Governors over Primaries

Crisis looms as Oshiomole meets with APC Governors over Primaries

Buhari ran unopposed, and "his name shall be forwarded to the Independent National Electoral Commission as the candidate of the party in the 2019 Presidential election", Fayemi added.

"On behalf of al of us, we congratulate you".

The result was announced by Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Chairman PDP 2018 special national convention planning committee, at the end of the party's convention on Sunday in Port Harcourt.

"We believe that we have done well and that in his second term, he will do even better", Udoma said.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been declared victor of the Peoples Democratic Party's Presidential election.The Chairman of the PDP Convention Committee and Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, announced the results of the primary on Sunday morning. "We are only working with you (Mr Abubakar) to victory".

He polled 1,532 votes to defeat his closest rival, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State (693 votes) and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, among others at the convention that started on Saturday. "We are united under one Umbrella and we will work assiduously for our party's victory in 2019", Mr Dankwambo said on his Twitter handle.

In his acceptance speech, Abubakar said he learnt a lot under Obasanjo when he served as his deputy from 1999 to 2007. "I need your support, I need your understanding", he told his fellow aspirants.

Atiku said: "This is the most credible primary election that has ever been conducted in this country".

He said the PDP and other political parties should learn from the process and improve upon it.

But next year's presidential race appears to have tightened in recent months with the APC hit by a wave of defections over Buhari's leadership style.

Her comments come barley twenty-four hours after her husband was affirmed as the APC candidate for presidential polls slated for February 2019.

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