Bola Tinubu has been declared the winner of the APC Presidential ticket.
The 70-year-old former Lagos state governor defeated 14 aspirants to clinch the party’s ticket for the 2023 Presidential election.
According to the results collated, Tinubu polled a total of 1271 votes. Other aspirants such as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo polled a total of 235, Governor Dave Umahi- 38, Emeka Nwajiuba-1, Pastor Tunde Bakare-0, Senator Ahmed Sani- 4, Rotimi Amaechi- 316, Senator Rochas Okorocha-0, Governor Yahaya Bello- 47, Tein Jack Rich- 0, Ogbonnaya Onu- 1, Senator Ahmed Lawan- 152, Senator Ben Ayade- 37, Ikeobasi Mokelu- 0.
Earlier in the primaries, Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state, former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole, Senator Robert Boroffice, Female aspirant Uju Ken-Ohanenye, and former governor Godswill Akpabio withdrew from the race and declared their support for Tinubu.
As it stands, Tinubu will slug it out with Peter Obi of the Labour Party and Atiku Abubakar of PDP in the 2023 Presidential election scheduled to hold on February 25, 2023.
Governorship and state assembly elections will be held on March 11, 2023.