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PDP Convention: Money Splits Party Delegates

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ADEBARE AKINWALE

The ongoing peoples Democratic Party (PDP), convention holding in Port Harcourt has been characterised with many irregularities.

As early as Saturday morning, several delegates from across the country were induced with thousands of Naira to get support.

Allegedly, Senate President, Olubukola Saraki, Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Aminu Tambuwal were major spenders of taxpayers money on delegates.

Others are Senator David Mark, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, Senator Jona Jang, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa.

Also in the  PDP race are; a former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Makarfi, Alhaji Sule Lamido.

Furthermore, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, Dr. Datti Baba Ahmed and Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo are also in the race.

The two-day horse trading by 13 presidential candidates is expected to continue today in Port Harcourt, the River State capital.

Thus, the winner of the PDP presidential race will emerge today after several months of preparation and massive campaign across the country