Breaking: Buhari Coasting To Landslide Victory At APC National ConventionFeatured, Latest News Thursday, December 11th, 2014
By Ayo Balogun, Lagos – The final result of the third National Convention of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) is likely to favour former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) as he maintains a distant lead in the votes sorting which is ongoing at Teslim Balogun, Surulere Lagos State, venue of the party’s Presidential primary.
Buhari is followed by the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa kwakwanso respectively.
While the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorochas and Publisher of Leadership Newspaper, Sam Ndah-Isiah trailed behind.
If Buhari maintains his lead, he will clinch the presidential ticket of the APC, hence set up an epic battle in the general election with President Goodluck Jonathan who had earlier won the ticket of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Update: Reports say counting has begun at the box of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to be followed by former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) who enjoyed highest mentioning while the sorting lasted, an indication that he will likely win the contest.
Party stalwarts, supporters, leaders and agents of the aspirants are waiting patiently and watching the counting process, currently ongoing in the open of the main bowl of the Teslim Balogun stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Over 7000 delegates were officially accredited for the voting which began around 3.00 am (Nigeria time) Thursday morning.
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