He said this at an interactive session with journalists in Lagos on Sunday.
The presidential aspirant, who just concluded meetings with PDP members in the southwest, said his exceptional performance as chairman of the caretaker committee would give him an upper hand at the primary.
“No other presidential aspirant in the party has my pedigree. I have been assured of becoming the groom by members who are aware of those efforts and have sworn they will not sell their votes at the primaries.
“Since I joined the PDP, I have never left the party. My experience as a member of the senate committee on finance for eight years is also an advantage. I will bring the experience to bear when I pick the ticket and emerge as president.”