Tinubu's Victory: Atiku Sends Message To APC Presidential Candidate

Tinubu's Victory: Atiku Sends Message To APC Presidential Candidate

  • Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at the APC presidential primary
  • The PDP presidential candidate said Tinubu proved his tenacity by emerging victorious at the tough contest
  • Atiku, some may say, is by the message return the good wish Tinubu sent him when he won the PDP ticket

Following Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's victory at the just-concluded presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the former Lagos governor has been greeted with praises and congratulatory messages.

One of those who hailed Tinubu on his landslide victory is Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Atiku, Tinubu
Atiku congratulated Tinubu on his victory (Photo: @atiku, @tsg2023)
Source: Facebook

In a tweet on Wednesday, June 8, Atiku noted that Tinubu's emergence despite the tough contest proves his tenacity.

The former vice president wrote:

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"Congratulations, @officialABAT, on your emergence as your party's presidential candidate. It has been a hard-fought contest, but that you prevailed confirms your tenacity."

Amid ballot sorting, Tinubu claims early lead in APC presidential primary

Tinubu on Wednesday, June 7, was said to have jumped into an early lead in the APC presidential primary.

This welcome news for the former Lagos governor is coming while the sorting of ballots was still ongoing by organisers of the primary election at Eagle Square, Abuja.

The APC national leader's name was mentioned more than his opponents while officials who conducted the voting exercise sorted two ballot boxes.

Tinubu has won 10 of the 10 boxes sorted so far, polling more than 750 votes already.

Tinubu's clear coast for victory in the election is not strange as not less than six presidential aspirants stepped down for him before the voting began.

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Osinbajo foresees his fate, leaves Eagle Square amid ballot sorting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, June 8, departed Eagle Square, Abuja, the venue of the presidential primary of the APC foreseeing his ambition to become President Muhammadu Buhari's successor will not see the light of day.

Although the Nigerian vice president was rated among Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's top opponents in the primary, unfolding events at the election are indicating that his presidential ambition for 2023 would go nowhere.

Source: Legit.ng

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