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Results of the APC Presidential Primaries [Video] [Live Updates]

APC Presidential Primaries

Results of the APC Presidential Primaries [Video] [Live Updates]

Below are live updates of the APC Presidential Primaries Results.

Touchaheart Nigeria reports that the Special Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, began on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Eagles Square in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

The APC Special Convention 2022, will see APC delegates elect a flagbearer, also known as the APC Presidential Candidate for the 2023 Election.

Touchaheart reports that more than 2,300 APC delegates will choose a candidate to fight 75-year-old Atiku Abubakar of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, among others, in the February 25 presidential election.

President Buhari, who is stepping down after serving the constitutionally mandated two terms, arrived at the Eagle Square conference center early in the evening, just before voting began.

The Nigerian president has spent the days running up to the convention in talks with the APC’s leaders, attempting to reach an agreement on a party candidate.

“The fate of the party depends on what we do here,” APC party chairman Abdullahi Adamu said, echoing Buhari’s call for unity in the ranks.

So far only twelve APC Presidential aspirants are contesting for the APC Presidential ticket after some stepped down and others withdrew from the APC Presidential Primary Election at the APC Convention 2022.

Those contesting the APC Presidential Primary are:

1) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

2) Sen. Ahmad Lawan

3) Sen. Sanni Yerima

4) Professor Ben Ayade

5) Dr. Ogbonaya Onu

6) Pastor Tunde Bakare

7) Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi

8) Sen. Rochas Okorocha

9) Alhaji Yahaya Bello

10) Mr. Jack Rich Tien

11) Mr. Ikeobasi Mokhelu

12) Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

Eight aspirants stepped down for Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), while only one stepped down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

APC Aspirants that stepped down for Tinubu are:

1) Alhaji Badaru Abubakar

2) Sen. Ibikunle Amosun

3) Sen. Ajayi Borrofice

4) Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole

5) Sen. Godswill Akpabio

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6) Dr. Kayode Fayemi

7) Barr. (Mrs.) Uju Kennedy

Only APC Aspirant that stepped down for Osinbajo is:

1) Dr. Nicholas Felix.

Below are APC Presidential Primaries Results:

APC CONVENTION: Result as of 11:37 am:

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 1070
Rotimi Amaechi 238
Yemi Osibanjo 177
Ahmed Lawal 102
Yahaya Bello 25
Dave Umahi 20
Ben Ayade 21
Ahmed Sani 3
Void Votes 8.

9:52 AM: Bola Tinubu wins first ballot box at APC Presidential Primafirs

Tinubu pocketed the firstt box with over 200 votes ahead of his contenders, Osinbajo, Amaechi, and Lawan.

  1. Tinubu : 208
  2. Amaechi : 28
  3. Osinbajo : 21
  4. Lawan : 6
  5. Yahaya : 5.

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