A former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, has won the Presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2023 general elections.
Mr Tinubu clinched the much-coveted ticket after polling over 1,271 votes to beat 12 other contestants.
Mr Tinubu is followed closely by Rotimi Amaechi who scored 316 votes, while Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo secured 235 votes to come third, and Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, scored 152 votes.
Fourteen aspirants are in the race but nine had earlier withdrawn from the race, including Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye, Dr Felix Nicholas, former Gov.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.
A total of 2,260 delegates of the All Progressives Congress voted at the ongoing party’s Presidential Primary at Eagle Square, Abuja.
The total rundown of states and their respective accredited delegates are as follows:
Abia – 50; Adamawa- 62; Anambra- 63; Bayelsa- 24; Bauchi- 55; Benue- 64; Borno- 81; Cross River- 54; Delta- 73; Enugu- 51; Ekiti- 48; Edo- 54; Ebonyi- 38; FCT- 80.
Others are Gombe- 33; Imo- 81; Jigawa- 81; Lagos- 60; Plateau- 51; Katsina- 102; Kebbi- 63; Kwara- 48; Kogi- 63; Kaduna- 61; Kano- 126; Nasarawa- 39; Niger- 75; Ondo- 54; Ogun- 60; Oyo- 99; Osun- 90; Rivers- 69; Sokoto- 69; Taraba- 46; Yobe- 51 and Zamfara- 42.