Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno state, Mr Ali Bukar Dalori has announced the winner of the party’s Presidential primary, which was held on Saturday.
He said President Muhammadu Buhari was the sole candidate, and therefore the winner of the direct primaries conducted in the state on Saturday.
Speaking with the press at the APC secretariat in the state on Sunday, Mr Ali Bukar said the party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general election, won with the total of one million, two and fifty four thousand, one hundred and eleven (1,254,111) votes.
The APC secretary in Borno State, Hon. Bello Ayuba, said the presidential primary was a huge success.
He told journalists that it was an indication that the ruling party was willing to organize a successful election in 2019.
Hon Bello said members of committee set up to monitor the primaries, were sent to local governments across the state, to conduct the election.
Borno state is one of the north eastern states grappling with boko haram.