Politics

Donald Duke Emerges As SDP Presidential Candidate

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

Donald Duke Wins SDP Presidential Ticket

Former Cross River state governor, has emerged as the to represent the Social Democratic Party () in the .

Duke on Sunday, October 7, 2018 was declared the winner of the primary election at the party’s national convention which held at Old Parade Ground, .

Abdul Isiaq, the returning officer, said Duke polled 812 votes to defeat , former minister of information, who polled 611 votes.

Isiaq said John Dara had 104 votes, Iyorwuese Hagher scored 72 votes and Felix Osakwe polled 10 votes, while the number of invalid votes stood at 63.

In A Show Of Confidence, Saraki Predicts Victory For PDP In 2019

In his acceptance speech, Duke said his emergence was a collective victory for all aspirants that participated in the contest.

While calling for the support of other aspirants and party members, Duke said he “will reawaken in Nigerians that yearning that we are destined to be, but we cannot do this alone.

“What divides us is inadequacy and wants, because in the face of this survival of the fittest comes in, which ought not to be so because there is more than enough for everyone.

Loading...

“This is what good governance is all about and that is what I stand for.”

Olumide Anifowose

Olumide Anifowose

A graduate of Anthropology, University of Cape Coast.

FOOD + MUSIC + INTERNET = LIFE!
Olumide Anifowose

Check Out Top Ten Hottest Naija Songs Right Now!

To get more updates, follow us on Twitter @talkglitz and on Instagram: @talkGlitz

Loading...

Write A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.