Bola Ahmed Tinubu defeats Osinbajo, Amaechi others to become APC presidential flagbearer

Bola Ahmed Tinubu defeats Osinbajo, Amaechi others to become APC presidential flagbearer

A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu has been announced the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), primary elections. Tinubu garnered

I haven’t decided yet – Tinubu on presidential ambition
Remembering how Dogara slammed APC in 2018 for bad leadership
UK immigration detain Peter Obi on suspicion of impersonation

A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu has been announced the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), primary elections.

Tinubu garnered half of the total votes to beat his major opponents, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi.

About 2,322 delegates from across the country had stormed the Eagles Square to elect the flag bearer of the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Fourteen aspirants who contested in the primary election are Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajuba, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr Ahmed Rufai, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Mr Jack Rich, Gov. Ben Ayade, Gov. David Umuahi, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sen. Ahmed Yarima, Dr Ahmed Lawal, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Yahaya Bello and Mr Ogbonnaya Onu.

Nine aspirants had earlier withdrawn from the race including Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye, Dr Felix Nicholas, former Gov.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.

Details shortly…