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Abacha ex-chief of security, Hamza al-Mustapha, wins PPN presidential primary
Former Chief security officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza al-Mustapha, has emerged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Party of Nigeria. Al-Mustapha who declared his intention to run for president in June this year, polled a total of 3,564,262 votes, to beat Dr. Imuetinyan Igbinnosa and Chief Isiaka Olorunnimbe, who scored 2,183,856 and 1,400,755 votes respectively at the party's presidential primary which held yesterday Sunday, October 7th.
The Chairman of the Presidential Primary Elections Committee and Ekiti PPN Chairman, Dare Adekolu, declared him as the winner after collating results from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory at the party’s Presidential Primaries/2018 National Convention held in Ado Ekiti.
In his acceptance speech, Al-Mustapha, who was represented at the declaration by Zakaria Husseini, vowed to work for the growth of Nigeria when he assumes office come 2019.
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