Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has reacted to the emergence of deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate.
DAILY POST reported that Olusola polled 1,191 votes to beat former party spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, who polled 770 votes.
Reacting to the victory, the Waziri of Adamawa congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for a very peaceful, free and fair primaries.
In a tweet, Abubakar wrote, ”I wish to congratulate our great party, @OfficialPDPNig on the very peaceful, free and fair primaries just held in Ekiti.
”I urge all others to rally round our gubernatorial candidate to win the July election.”
The voting, which started with the members of the state executive, was done according to local government areas. The total number of votes were 1,968, while 7 were void.
In his reaction, Olusola said: “I appreciate God and thank the committee for doing a good job. I thank Prince Adeyeye and Senator Olujimi for their courage. “