Breaking: Tinubu Becomes APC Presidential Aspirant With 1,271 Votes
The All Progressive Congress delegates has elected former Lagos State Governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu as presidential flagbearer of the party for the 2023 presidential election.
Tinubu polled a total of 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rivals Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who scored 235 votes and former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi who scored 316 votes.
Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu born 29 March 1952) is a Nigerian accountant and politician who has been national leader of the All Progressives Congress since the party’s formation in 2013.
He previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and Senator for Lagos West during the brief Third Republic. In January 2022, he his intention to run for the APC nomination for President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election.