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APC primaries: Amaechi breaks silence after losing to Tinubu, reveals next action

Former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has spoken for the first time since his defeat at the Presidential primaries of the All...


Former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has spoken for the first time since his defeat at the Presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC.


Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the APC and former Lagos State Governor, Tinubu, scored 1,271 to defeat his closest challenger, Rotimi Amaechi, who polled 316 in the national convention.


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, came third in the primaries, polling 235, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, scored 152 votes, while Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello managed 47 delegates votes.


Amaechi, in a letter he personally signed, said he looks forward to working with Tinubu to ensure that the All Progressives Congress, APC, wins the 2023 presidential election.


The former Rivers State Governor also congratulated Tinubu, saying “Congratulations on your well-deserved victory at the APC Presidential Convention and I entered my best wishes as you prepare for the 2023 Presidential election.


“I am confident your victory will re-energise the progress of our great party the APC, buttressed by your vision of a Common Sense Revolution which led to the defeat of PDP in the 2015 election.


“As you embark on this historical journey, I wish to assure you of my commitment to your success at the polls in 2023. I look forward to providing the necessary support to ensure that we develop a prosperous country for all Nigerians.”

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