The Senate president, Senator Bukola Saraki has reacted to the victory of Atiku Abubakar to at the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Convention in Port Harcourt. In a short message sent to IGBERE TV and posted on his social media handles, Saraki congratulated the PDP’s flag-bearer, Atiku Abubakar for his victory.
The senate president thanked governor Okowa for organizing and planning the PDP Presidential Primary and Convention event.
“Today is a great day for our party, @OfficialPDPNig, because it has shown what men and women of our party can do. Today has shown that the interest of our party and the Nigerian people is more important than our individual interests. #PDPPresidentialPrimaries
I want to thank Governor Okowa for planning and organizing this transparent, free and fair Presidential Primary and Convention. #PDPPresidentialPrimaries
I congratulate our Presidential Candidate, Your Excellency, Alhaji @Atiku Abubakar, for your victory. You have stayed on course over the years and truly, you deserve this victory. #PDPPresidentialPrimaries”
This message comes as a shock to many political analysts and observers who had predicted crisis for the PDP after the primaries.
Sen. Saraki was one of the major contenders for the coveted PDP ticket.