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How Bloc Votes From Northwest, Southwest Delegates Helped Tinubu Defeat Amaechi, Osibajo, Others

The overwhelming votes from the Northwest and Southwest delegates gave Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu the numbers to defeat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi and others at the just concluded presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja.

News Direct learnt that 558 delegates from the Northwest gave bloc votes to Tinubu, just like their 411 counterparts from the Southwest.

Going by the regional and state allotment of APC delegates, it became clear that Northwest and Southwest geopolitical zones hold the decider, which they did by voting Tinubu.

Below Is The List Of Delegates On A Regional Basis:

North-West: 558

Kano – 132

Katsina – 102

Jigawa – 81

Kaduna – 69

Sokoto – 69

Kebbi – 63

Zamfara – 42.

South-West: 411

Oyo – 99

Osun – 90

Ogun – 60

Lagos – 60

Ondo – 54

Ekiti – 48

South-South: 372

Akwa Ibom – 93

Delta – 75

Rivers – 69

Edo – 57

Cross River – 54

Bayelsa – 24

North-Central: 360

Niger – 75

Benue – 66

Kogi – 63

Plateau – 51

Kwara – 48

Nasarawa – 39

Abuja – 18

North-East: 336

Borno – 81

Adamawa – 63

Bauchi – 60

Yobe – 51

Taraba – 48

Gombe – 33

South-East: 285

Imo – 81

Anambra – 63

Abia – 51

Enugu – 51

Ebonyi – 39

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