The former governor of Abia State and the chief whips of the senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has congratulated the winner of the just concluded APC Presidential Primary Election, Ahmed Bola Tinubu who emerged victorious in the in house exercise on Wednesday.
Tinubu defeated 13 other prominent contestants during the election with a wide range with a total number of 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rival Rotimi Chibuike Amechi who has 316 votes.
In a post on his official Facebook page, Kalu Congratulated Tinubu saying that his victory is the victory of the party APC.
The Statement Reads
To all the aspirants who participated in the concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election especially my dear friend and the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan , I congratulate you for the good and wonderful outing .
Everyone did enough campaign needed to win the Primary election but it is only one candidate that will represent the party in the general election.
To my friend and colleague, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who has been elected as our party’s presidential flag bearer, big congratulations to you . The APC Won .
As a faithful party man, I also congratulate the party for its victory and I encourage all other aspirants to accept this victory in the spirit of sportsmanship.
We owe the party an open mind and total support .
Most importantly, I hope this win brings a deeper reflection about South East and North East in the affairs of the nation .
May God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.