APC presidential primary results has emerged on Ejes Gist Newspaper.
- Tinubu polled 56% of the total votes cast.
Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos State, has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections.
To defeat his biggest opponents, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi, the Asiwaju of Lagos received half of the total votes cast.
Around 2,322 delegates from throughout the country converged in Eagles Square to elect the party’s flag bearer ahead of the general elections in 2023.
From the APC Presidential Primaries Results 2022 Tinubu has polled 1271 votes out of a total of 2, 203 accredited votes in the exercise.
Tinubu, who also doubles as the party’s National Leader, received 1,299 votes, while his main opponents, Amaechi and Osinbajo, received 316 and 235 votes, respectively.
Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President, received 152 votes, while Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State, received 47 votes.
23 hopefuls were successfully screened to participate in the primary out of all those who obtained the N100 million nomination forms.
With the present situation, Tinubu will compete for the highest political position in the upcoming 2023 elections against former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and other party candidates.
APC Presidential Primaries Results updates
- Bola Tinubu – 1271
- Rotimi Amaechi – 374
- Yemi Osinbajo – 235
- Ahmed Lawan – 152
- Yahaya Bello – 47
- Dave Umahi – 38
- Prof Ben Ayade – 37
- Rochas Okorocha – 0
None of the other candidates has received more than 290 votes.
Tinubu wins APC presidential primaries Elections?
Yes has won the APC Presidential Primary Election after polling over half of the total 2,203 accredited votes in the exercise.