Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, has reacted to the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate.
Writing on Twitter, Atiku congratulated Tinubu on his victory in the APC primary.
The former Vice President also described Tinubu’s victory as a hard-fought contest.
According to Atiku, Tinubu became victorious due to his tenacity.
He wrote: “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. -AA”
Tinubu polled a total of 1,271 votes from the 2,322 delegates at the Special Convention, to beat his major opponents, Rotimi Amaechi and vice president Yemi Osinbajo secured 316 and 235 votes respectively.