People with special needs who were given 37 delegates to the PDP National Convention ongoing in Port Harcourt have adopted Senate President Bukola Saraki, pledging to give him all their votes.
Sources at a meeting between the Saraki team and the special needs delegates said that the delegates declared that only Saraki had come to campaign to them so far and that they would give him their 37 votes.
Also, happening now, investigations have revealed that National Assembly members have also decided to give a majority of their votes to Saraki.
A breakdown of the voting preference shows that 138 of the Federal Lawmakers have pledged to vote their president and former Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, who is also the Governor of Sokoto State is coming second on the NASS votes with 34 votes while former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is third with 28 votes.
NORTH East decides: North East delegates at the PDP convention have also decided with reports indicating that the zone will spilt its votes between Atiku and the Senate President.
The decision is similar with what was decided by Delegates of the South East which earlier decided to share votes between the Senate President and Atiku
South-East Delegates split between the Senate President and the former vice president North-East Delegates split between Saraki and Atiku. All North Central delegate caucuses are supporting Saraki.