APC Presidential Primary Election Result as Tinubu Deafeat Osibajo, Amaechi and Others

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu the Jagaban, has been declared as the winner of the ruling party, APC Presidential Primary Election which was held at Eagle Square in Abuja yesterday 8th of June 2022.

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC for the 2023 presidential election.

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Tinubu defeated 13 other contenders to emerge the flag bearer of the party at the Special National Convention of the party in Abuja on Wednesday.

After a successful withdrawal of 9 aspirants from the race including Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye, Dr Felix Nicholas, former Gov. Godswill Akpabio, former Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, former Speaker Dimeji Bankole, Sen. Ajayi Boroffice, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Sen. Ken Nnamani and Gov. Kayode Fayemi.

Here’s the result of the primary election..

  • Bola Tinubu1668
  • Yemi Osinbajo – 235
  • Tunde Bakare – 0 Votes
  • Ahmed Rufai – 4 Votes
  • Umahi David – 38 votes
  • Nwajiuba Ifeanyi – 1 Vote
  • Amaechi Rotimi – 316 Votes
  • Rochas Okorocha – 0 votes
  • Ahmed Lawan – 152 votes
  • Ogbonnaya Onu – 1 vote
  • Ben Ayade – 37 votes
  • Chief Mukelu – 0 vote

Thus, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has hailed the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo after losing the primary election to the national leader of the party.

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The primary election was steeped in controversy as the APC national chairman announced Lawan as the consensus presidential candidate.

But the national working committee (NWC) of the party distanced itself from Adamu’s position and aligned with the decision of the northern APC governors who resolved for power shift to the south.

Tinubu will be squaring off against Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Peter Obi of Labour Party, and other candidates in the 2023 presidential election.

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