President Muhammadu Buhari has officially secured the ticket as the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress Party in the 2019 Presidential election.

President Buhari who was the sole presidential aspirant of the party was elected via Direct Primary, a model where party members vote to elect a candidate.

About 7000 delegates from across the 36 states and the FCT participated in the exercise which took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja.

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President Buhari garnered 14,842,072 million votes from party members during the nationwide presidential direct primaries to win the ticket.

In his acceptance speech, the President thanked party members for their commitment to the Change agenda.

“It is with a deep sense of humility that I accept the nomination of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, to be its candidate and flag bearer in the 2019 Presidential election.

“I thank you all for your support and guidance, and for staying committed to the Change Agenda.”

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