2023: Kolawole Abiola emerges PRP Presidential candidate

Chioma Eche, Abuja

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As the  2023 general election in Nigeria draws closer, Mr. Kolawole Abiola has emerged as the People’s Redemption Party, PRP, Presidential candidate.

Mr. Abiola won the PRP’s Presidential ticket with a total vote of 2,097 to defeat his closest revival, Usman Muhammad Bugaje, who polled 813 votes.

Patience Ndidi Key scored 329, while Gboluga Erosimi Mosugu scored 263.

The total accredited votes were 3,625, valid votes 3,519, and void votes 141.

The PRP National Chairman, Alhaji Falalu Bello, declared Mr. Abiola, the winner of the party’s presidential primary, held across the 36 States of the Federation.

According to him, a 36-man committee and the State organising committee for the primary election were earlier set up, and they conducted the Primaries in the various states of Nigeria.

He explained that the party’s presidential seat had not been zoned to any part of the country, and all party members were free to contest.

The people’s Redemption Party’s presidential primary started from 12 noon to 4 pm across the States. The results were collated at the Party’s Secretary in Abuja, the nation’s capital, with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, officials present to witness the process.

Presidential Aspirants of the PRP were Patience Ndidi Key, Gboluga Erosimi Mosugu, Latifu Kolawole Abiola, and Usman Muhammad Bugaje.

 

Below are the details of the collation of the Primaries

Bauchi State, North-east Nigeria

Accredited vote of delegates-  98

97 valid votes

1 void vote

Key _16 votes

Mosugu_ 3 votes

Abiola_ 26 votes

Bugaje_ 52 votes

 

Plateau State, north-central

88 Accredited votes

88 valid votes

No void vote

Key -15 votes

Mosugu- 1

Abiola -71

Bugaje -1

 

Ondo State, south-west Nigeria

96 Accredited votes

94 valid vote

2 void vote

Key-0

Mosugu -1

Abiola -92

Bugaje- 1

 

Abia State, southeast Nigeria

84 Accredited

Valid 83

Void 1

Key -13

Mosugu- 0

Abiola- 45

Bugaje -25

 

Delta State Southern Nigeria

Accredited votes 64

Valid votes

No void vote

Key- 55

Mosugu -2

Abiola -7

Bugaje -0

 

Jigawa State, North-west Nigeria

Accredited votes 124

Valid votes 123

Void vote 1

Key- 4

Mosugu -12

Abiola- 99

Bugaje- 18

 

Nasarawa State, North -Central Nigeria

Accredited votes 68

Valid votes 49

Void votes 19

Key- 1

Mosugu- 0

Abiola -47

Bugaje -1

 

Kwara State, North_ central Nigeria

Accredited votes 79

Valid votes 79

No void votes

Key -0

Mosugu -0

Abiola -77

Bugaje -2

 

Oyo State, South-west Nigeria

Accredited votes 163

Valid 122

Void votes 41

Key -1

Mosugu- 5

Abiola -116

Bugaje- 0

 

Niger State, North-central Nigeria

The total accredited votes were 48

Valid votes 48

There were no void votes

Key- 5

Mosugu

 

Imo State south-east Nigeria

Accredited 124

Key -20

Mosugu -27

Abiola- 14

Bugaje -63

 

Taraba State, North-east Nigeria

Accredited votes 105

Valid votes 103

Void votes 2

Key -28

Mosugu -27

Abiola -28

Bugaje -18

 

Yobe State, North-west Nigeria

Accredited votes 101

Valid votes 100

Void 1

Key- 23

Mosugu -8

Abiola- 49

Bugaje -20

 

Ogun State, south-east Nigeria

Accredited delegates 96

Valid 96

No valid votes

Key -0

Mosugu -0

Abiola -95

Bugaje -1

 

Benue State, North-central, has a total number of 130 accredited delegates

Valid votes 107

Void votes 3

Key-3

Mosugu- 3

Abiola -111

Bugaje- 11

 

Kebbi State, North-west Nigeria, has 92 delegates and 92 valid votes.

No void votes.

Key -1

Mosugu -10

Abiola -33

Bugaje- 48

 

Akwa- Ibom State, Southern Nigeria, had 134 accredited delegates.

Valid votes 134

No void

Key -0

Mosugu -1

Abiola -131

Bugaje- 2

 

Zamfara State, North-west Nigeria has 84 delegates

84 valid votes

No void votes

Key -0

Mosugu- 3

Abiola -65

Bugaje- 16

 

Federal Capital Territory, FCT has 46 Accredited delegates

Valid votes 46

Void votes 0

Key -0

Mosugu- 0

Abiola -11

Bugaje- 35

 

Borno State, North-east Nigeria, has 151 Accredited delegates

131 valid votes and

9 void votes

Key -5

Mosugu -17

Abiola -86

Bugaje -34

 

Anambra State, south-east Nigeria, has a total number of 121 delegates

Valid votes 117

Void votes 4

Key -4

Mosugu -12

Abiola -70

Bugaje- 27

 

Lagos State South-west Nigeria

105 delegates.

Valid votes 105

No void votes

Key -26

Mosugu -8

Abiola- 70

Bugaje -1

 

Ekiti State South-west Nigeria has a total number of 72 delegates.

Valid votes 70

Void votes 2

Key -0

Mosugu -17

Abiola -53

Bugaje-0

 

Kano State, North-west Nigeria

Accredited delegates 164, and there were no void votes.

Key- 5

Mosugu -3

Abiola- 77

Bugaje-79

 

Cross River State Southern Nigeria recorded 78 accredited delegates

70 valid votes

8 void votes

Key -3

Mosugu -3

Abiola -63

Bugaje- 1

 

Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria, had 103 accredited delegates and 103 valid votes.

There were no void votes

Key -4

Mosugu- 1

Abiola- 29

Bugaje -69

 

Sokoto State, northwest, has 90 accredited delegates with 80 valid votes. While void votes were  10.

Key -4

Mosugu -0

Abiola -44

Bugaje -32

 

Adamawa State, North-eastern Nigeria, had 104 accredited delegates

Valid votes 104

There were no void votes

Key- 0

Mosugu -3

Abiola -71

Bugaje -30

 

Ebonyi State south-east Nigeria had 66 accredited delegates and 66 valid votes

No void votes

Key -4

Mosugu- 17

Abiola -30

Bugaje -15

 

Enugu State, also in the Southeastern part of Nigeria, recorded 60 accredited delegates, 55 valid votes, and 5 void votes

Key- 3

Mosugu- 16

Abiola- 36

Bugaje- 0

 

Edo State, southern Nigeria, has 88 accredited delegates and 88 valid

Key- 67

Mosugu- 18

 

Katsina State North-west Nigeria has 152 accredited delegates, 151 valid vote

1 void vote.

Key -0

Mosugu- 1

Abiola- 17

Bugaje -133

 

Kogi State, North-central Nigeria, has 79 accredited delegates

78 valid votes while 1 void vote

Key- 5

Mosugu -27

Abiola -40

Bugaje- 6

 

Finally, Gombe State, north -eastern part of Nigeria, recorded 66 accredited delegates

66 valid votes and no void votes

Key -5

Mosugu -0

Abiola -14

Bugaje- 47

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