The People’s Democratic Party zoned its national chairmanship to the North east, and the zonal leaders took a vote on Tuesday night at a meeting in Bauchi to decide who should be presented to Saturday’s national convention as consensus candidate.
Babayo scored 14 votes to beat Tukur who got 2 votes, with Alhaji Ibrahim Bunu and Dr Shettima Mustapha also getting 2 votes each. Former Bauchi governor Ahmadu Adamu Mua’zu and outgoing PDP publicity secretary Rufai Alkali scored 1 vote each.
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