APC Special Convention: Voting starts at 6pm and winner to be announced by 10pm

The programme of events at the APC Presidential primaries holding in Abuja today June 7, indicates that voting to elect the presidential candidate of the party will commence today by 6pm while the results are expected to be announced by 10pm.

According to the timetable of the convention, the address of welcome will be delivered by the national chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu, at 3:40pm. The presidential hopefuls will be allowed to deliver their remarks between 4:45pm and 5:45pm.

After that, President Buhari will deliver his speech at 5:45pm. The delegates will start voting from 6pm to 9pm, while the result will be announced at 10pm.

About 2,322 delegates from the 36 states and the FCT are expected to vote. The northern region has 1,254 delegates while the southern region has 1,068 delegates.

The north-west has 558 delegates, south-west 411; north-central 360; north-east 336, south-south 372, while the South-East has 285, the least number of delegates.