Former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has emerged the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general elections.
Tinubu defeated 22 other presidential aspirants including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi to emerge victorious.
Governor Fayemi, God’swill Akpabio, stepped down for Bola Tinubu in the presidential race.
Tinubu, who is also the national leader of the party, will now face former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for next year’s election.
In the news, Mr. Richard Akintola, Spokesperson of Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated Bola Tinubu on his victory at the primaries.
Akinnola made the disclosure in a post on his Facebook page, said: “Congratulations, Asiwaju Tinubu, the presumed winner of the primaries.
“In any contest, there must be a winner. However, I’m very proud of my choice of support in the person of Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
“I have no iota of regret over my support for him. It was a privilege to play a pivotal role for him during the process. I would gladly do it over and over again. It’s a matter of conviction.
“And for all our supporters and other volunteers who worked assiduously, day and night on the PYO project, God bless you all. I’m so proud of all of you.
“As l often say, God rules in the affairs of men and He has a purpose for what just happened.
Understandably, many of you are dispirited and downcast but do not let your heart be troubled. There must be a reason God allowed this. It may not be manifest to us now but later as He is all knowing.
“I’m unfazed, unbowed and proud of PYO. Our supporters, abeg, make una shake it off. No be say person die, Life goes on. No yawa,” he wrote.