2023: Atiku congratulates Tinubu for hard-won presidential ticket

Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar has hailed Bola Tinubu for winning the presidential nomination of the All Progressives Congress. 

Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, said Mr Tinubu’s victory underscores his tenacity.

“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.,” Mr Abubakar said in a Twitter statement. 

Tinubu won the APC presidential ticket on Wednesday, scoring 1, 271 votes to defeat Rotimi Amaechi and Yemi Osinbajo, who bagged 316 and 235 votes, respectively.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan came fourth with 152 votes at the convention that concluded on June 8 in Abuja.