Former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has won the presidential nomination of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
With Tinubu’s victory, he will face Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the NNPP in the presidential election.
Tinubu beat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, and Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, as well as Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Governor David Umahi, Governor Ben Ayade, Pastor Tunde Bakare, and Senator Sani Yerima.
Fourteen aspirants in the race were 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Nine aspirants had earlier withdrawn from the race including Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye, Dr Felix Nicholas, former Gov.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.
See the final results below:
BOLA AHMED TINUBU 1013
AHMED LAWAL 79
YEMI OSIBANJO 155
ROTIMI AMAECHI 212
YAHAYA BELLO 25
DAVE UMAHI 10
BEN AYADE 14
AHMED SANI 2
SANI YERIMA 1
VOID VOTES 8
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