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APC presidential primaries: You can now lick your wounds – Tinubu tells Ahmed Lawan

The national leader and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has told the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, that he can now lick his wounds.

Tinubu said this in his victory speech after he was declared winner of the party’s presidential contest of the ruling party.

He said he was a little bit agitated that the Senate Lawan contested the position with him, but hailed the lawmaker for being cool-headed and doing his best service to the nation at the Senate.

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“I’m a little agitated that you contested against me, but thank you, you can now lick your wounds.”

Tinubu scored 1,271 to defeat his closest challenger, Rotimi Amaechi, who polled 316.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, scored 235 to come third.

Others trailing behind are:

Ahmed Lawan – 152

Yahaya Bello – 47

Dave Umahi – 28

Prof Ben Ayade – 37

Rochas Okorocha – 0

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