Former Nigerian Vice President and one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s major presidential aspirants, Atiku Abubakar has been screened by the party’s presidential screening committee led by David Mark, 9News Nigeria reports.
The screening session was done on Friday in Abuja after Atiku met with the PDP National Working Committee at its secretariat in Abuja on Thursday.
While addressing the PDP’s NWC, the presidential hopeful had boasted at the event that he is already having 11 million votes in his base and will deliver them to the party if he gets the ticket.
He said: “Under normal circumstances, this is a guy who already has 11 million votes in his space. And I think as a party, you should give me the right of passage to use the votes,” he said beating his chest with cheers from supporters who filled the hall at the PDP Secretariat.