Angry Wike Walks Out of Convention Venue With Rivers Delegates As Atiku Is Declared Winner

Despite congratulating former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who emerged winner of the PDP presidential Primaries which held in Port Harcourt Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, hurriedly led other delegates of the host state out of the Adokiye Amesiemaka Stadium, venue of the National convention of PDP, shoving aside a security officer who was obstructing his way.

Wike who had thrown his weight behind the Sokoto State Governor and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal could not hide his disappointment as he walked out of the venue with his supporters even the event was brought to a close.

Days before the convention, Wike had threatened the party with dire consequence over alleged plans by some aspirants spearheaded by Atiku to move the convention venue out of Port Harcourt. Atiku Scored 1,532 votes, beating Wike’s preferred candidate Tambuwal, who came behind Atiku with 698 votes.

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