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SocialMediaTrends: ‘Kingmaker who has become king’ – how Nigerians are reacting to Tinubu’s APC victory



The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded its long-awaited presidential primary election, with former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, emerging as winner.

Tinubu defeated the other contestants, clinching the 2023 presidential ticket, which was prior to the even being targeted by 23 aspirants.

Of the 2,322 delegates from 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that voted at the presidential primaries, 1271 voted for Tinubu.

Rotimi Amaechi came close with 316 votes, while the current vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo followed keenly with 235 votes.

Nigerians have taken to social media has President Buhari handed over the flag to Tinubu to contest with leading contestants Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of Labour Party.

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See how Nigerians are reacting:

…By Hamzat Rasheed

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