2019: 14.8m votes APC affirmed sai baba Buhari for presidency


From right: APC National Secretary, Mai-Mala Bunu, President Buhari, National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Convention Chairman, Governor Ibironke Amuson after the APC endorsed Buhari for re-election at the Eagles Square, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari early Sunday in Abuja got 14,842,072 votes in 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in direct presidential primary to elect candidate to be affirmed the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
The primary was conducted on Friday September 28, 2018.
The Chairman, Convention Election Committee, and Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, announcing the votes at Eagles Square, said President Buhari had been confirmed as winner of the primary in line with the provisions of Section 87(6) of amended Electoral Act.
He said the President’s name shall be forwarded to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the candidate of the APC for 2019 presidential election.
The APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said the ruling party was ready for 2019 electioneering campaigns.
Oshiomhole told the opposition that the campaigns would not be based on religion and ethnicity but rather on issues and records.
He said the ruling party would organize a policy dialogue in few weeks to revisit APC, assess party performance, and draw plans for the next four years.

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