Buhari Wins APC Presidential Ticket

Buhari Wins APC Presidential Ticket

Muhammadu Buhari, has emerged the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

He defeated four other aspirants to win the ticket by polling 3,430 votes at the party’s national convention held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Atiku Abubakar, scored 954 votes while Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso of Kano State got 974 votes.

Governor Rochas Okorocha scored 624 votes while Sam Nda-Isaiah, got 10 votes.

Sixteen votes were considered invalid and were therefore voided.

A total of 7,214 delegates were accredited to vote at the convention attended by the leaders of the opposition party.

Muhammadu Buhari, 72, was Nigeria’s military leader between December 31, 1983 and August 27, 1985.

With his victory, Muhammadu Buhari, a retired military general, will now face President Goodluck Jonathan, whose adoption was  endorsed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at its special convention in the early hours of Thursday, in the February 14 presidential election.

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