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Tinubu In Early Lead At APC Presidential Primaries, Followed By Amaechi And Osinbajo

Bola Tinubu has taken an early lead as votes in the APC presidential primary election is being counted.

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu is leading the poll at the ongoing presidential primary of the party in Abuja.

Tinubu In Early Lead At APC Presidential Primaries, Followed By Amaechi And Osinbajo

APC Primary Election 2022

During the primaries currently being held at Eagle Square in Abuja, Tinubu won 10 of the 10 boxes sorted so far, obtaining over 750 votes.

The APC chieftain is trailed by former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, who obtained 143 votes, and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who pulled 103 votes so far.

Nine aspirants who stepped down for Tinubu were 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.

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The winner is expected to be declared in a few hour after counting the votes of 2,260 APC elegates that attended the ongoing party’s Presidential Primary.

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.

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Meanwhile, a another presidential aspirant, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has revealed why he is not attending the ongoing APC convention in Abuja.

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