General Muhammadu Buhari has won the All Progressives Congress’s presidential primaries which started yesterday at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos and ended few minutes ago.
Buhari will be challenging Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan by February 14, 2015. Jonathan had on Thursday accepted his nomination as the PDP Presidential Candidate in the 2015 election with a pledge that he would not fail Nigerians.
Muhammadu Buhari got a total of 3,430.
The President also announced Vice President Namadi Sambo as his running mate again for the presidential election. Buhari defeated Atiku Abubakar,who scored total of 954 votes, out of the 7214 ballots.
Rochas Okorocha, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Sam Nda-Isaiah. He will be representing the party in the 2015 general elections.
With over 1,000 ballots sorted, out of the 7, 214votes at the ongoing APC, presidential primary, the former Head of State, earned more ballots than his four other challengers.
Coming a distant second is the Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, who seems to be performing way beyond expectation, and appears to have earned more votes than former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, who is generally regarded as the most experienced politician among the lot.
The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is also putting put some contest, but he clearly lies in a distant fourth position behind Mr. Atiku, who seems to have received the third highest votes at the moment.