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The rulingAll Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced activities to elect its flagbearer for the 2023 presidential election.

The primary election is scheduled to take place at the Eagle Square in Abuja from Tuesday to Wednesday, June 7-8.

Stick with Naija News as we bring you update of the APC presidential election…

President Buhari has handed the APC flag to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu signalling his emergence as the party’s presidential candidate. 

See the final results below:

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 1,271

Ahmad Lawal 152

Yemi Osinbajo 235

Rotimi Amaechi 316

Yahaya Bello 47

Dave Umahi 38

Ben Ayade 37

Ahmed Sani 4

Tunde Bakare 0

Ogbonnaya Onu 2

Rochas Okorocha 0

Tein Jack-Rich 0

Ikeobasi Mokhelu 0


First Ballot Box

Bola Tinubu – 205
Yemi Osinbajo – 23
Ahmad Lawan – 6
Rotimi Amaechi – 29
Yahaya Bello – 5
Invalid – 3

Second Ballot Box

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 220
Ahmed Lawal 10
Yemi Osibanjo 28
Rotimi Amaechi 36
Yahaya Bello 5
Dave Umahi 1
Ben Ayade 4
Void Votes 2

Third Ballot Box

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 231
Ahmed Lawan 10
Yemi Osinbajo 32
Rotimi Amaechi 48
Yahaya Bello 5
Dave Umahi 3
Ben Ayade 5
Void Votes 2

Fourth Ballot Box

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 280
Ahmed Lawal 19
Yemi Osibanjo 46
Rotimi Amaechi 60
Yahaya Bello 5
Dave Umahi 3
Ben Ayade 5
Void Votes 2

Fifth Ballot Box

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 303
Ahmed Lawan 19
Yemi Osinbajo 54
Rotimi Amaechi 65
Yahaya Bello 5
Dave Umahi 3
Ben Ayade 5
Void Votes 2

08:23: Sorting and counting of results have also commenced.

07:00: Voting has ended in the APC presidential primary election holding at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS THAT WILL SLUG IT OUT THIS MORNING

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

ASPIRANT THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR NOBODY

1) Sen. Ken Nnamani

ASPIRANT THAT DID NOT COME FOR THE PRIMARY

1) Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba

ASPIRANT THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO

1) Dr. Nicholas Felix

ASPIRANTS THAT WANTS TO ALIGN WITH THE WINNER

1) Engr. Dave Umahi

ASPIRANTS THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU

1) Alhaji Badaru Abubakar

2) Sen. Ibikunle Amosun

3) Sen. Ajayi Borrofice

4) Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole

5) Sen. Godswill Akpabio

6) Dr. Kayode Fayemi

7) Barr.(Mrs.) Uju Kennedy

04: 45: After a brief suspension earlier, voting by delegates have continued at the Eagle Square

00:24: “You cannot wish this country well and vote for someone you do not believe in.

“When you vote tonight, know that your votes carry the answers to our prayers for this country,” Yemi Osinbajo says as he rides on with presidential ambition.

Tuesday

23:57: only female APC aspirant Uju Ken-Ohanenye has stepped down for former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu.

23:30: Pastor Nicholas Felix has announced he his stepping down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

23: 00: Rotimi Amaechi and Rochas Okorocha refuse to step down for any aspirant.

22:48: Dimeji Bankole, Senator Ajayi Borroffice and Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State all step down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has also stepped down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

19:55: Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Eagle Square signalling the start of the APC presidential primary.

19:12: APC presidential aspirants, Rotimi Amaechi, arrives convention venue.

18: 15: Governor of Kogi State and presidential aspirant under the APC, Yahaya Bello, has arrived at the venue of the ongoing special convention.

17: 55: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday stormed the venue of the All Progressives Congress Special Convention, Eagle Square, Abuja.

Photo: BBC Pidgin

15:12: Osinbajo-themed popcorn and ice cream spotted at APC convention venue.

Photo credit: Deborah Tolu-Kolawole

16: 23: A delegate of the All Progressives Congress from Jigawa State, Alh. Isa Baba Buji, has died in Abuja.

12: 45: Delegates and some ad hoc officials of the All Progressives Congress clashed at the venue of the party’s national convention on Tuesday. However, accreditation has begun after the resolution of the misunderstanding.

10:30: APC begins accreditation of delegates at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

Delegates were driven into the accreditation centre in designated buses.

07:00: APC governors, NWC submit five-man list to Buhari, ask president to pick either Bola Tinubu, David Umahi, Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi or Yemi Osinbajo as party consensus candidate.


Monday

APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu announces Senate President Ahmad Lawan as the ruling party consensus candidate.

Journalists await accreditation for APC presidential primary