Bola Tinubu, the former Lagos state governor, has emerged victorious in the ongoing APC 2023 Presidential Primaries.
Mr Tinubu defeated his closest rivals, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan and former minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi to emerge victorious.
His victory is coming after some aspirants stepped down and gave their votes to the former Lagos state governor.
Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, was the first to throw in the towel.
Ex- Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, also stepped down for Tinubu.
Dimeji Bankole, the former speaker of the house of representatives; Muhammad Badaru, Jigawa governor; and Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo North, also withdrew from contesting the presidency and supported Tinubu.
Uju Ohanenye, the only female APC presidential aspirant, also threw her weight behind Tinubu.
Tinubu will face former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, Rabiu Kwankwaso at the general elections come 2023.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu – 500 and still counting
Rotimi Amaechi- 316 votes
Prof Yemi Osinbajo- 235 votes
Ahamd Lawan- 152 votes
Yahaya Bello – 47 votes
Ben Ayade- 37 votes
David Umahi – 38 votes
Ikonabasi – 0 votes
Jack Rich – 0 votes
Ogbonaya Onu- 1 vote
Rochas Okorocha- 0 votes
Ahmad Yerima – 4 votes.
Tunde Bakare- 0 votes
Emeka Nwajoba – 1 vote