The ballot casting exercise to determine the fate of aspirants, which was carried out by 2,340 delegates, started at about 2.40 am and at 7.45 am.
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The aspirants announced their decisions in their speeches to the leadership of the party and delegates at the Eagle Square
The order which came on Wednesday was announced during the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by the President at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.
That statement not only heightened the permutation among the aspirants in the ruling APC, but it equally charged the atmosphere politicians and stakeholders across the country had to work under.
Buhari was represented by the Minister of Science, Innovation and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Thursday.
He made the remarks at the public presentation of a book, ‘Standing Strong, written by former Senate President Ken Nnamani in Abuja.
Buhari spoke at the launch/public presentation of the book: “Standing Strong:Legislative Reforms, Third Term and Other Issues of the 5th Senate,” written by Nnamani.
The new President General scored 304 votes to beat two other contestants to emerge the winner at the election at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State on Sunday
The grand event, which held on Sunday, was celebrated at Camp Neya, the Igbere, country home of the Senate Chief Whip
He said this after a closed-door meeting of the party’s leaders from the zone, which lasted for over two hours and held in Abuja on Monday night.
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, said this at a meeting, tagged: “Unity, Peace and Progress,” on Thursday in Abakaliki.
Abdulganiyu Aminu, the Director of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this on Friday when he inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Pollution Control in Nigeria, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulganiyu Aminu.
Onu said this against the backdrop of a misinformation that Iwu and his team at the Bioresource Centre had found the cure for coronavirus
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, said the Ministry would give all the support it could to Prof. Maurice Iwu and his team on their drug discovery project for coronavirus.
The removal of Igwe, who is being probed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission for presenting himself as holding a Doctorate degree when he was yet to complete his studies, was contained in official notice to the workers on Tuesday by the Director of Human Resources and Administration, Olutoyin Akinfire
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, says the Executive Order 5 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will make Nigeria self reliant and less dependent on other countries.
Onu made the call on Friday during the “South-East sensitisation on the implementation of the national policy on methanol fuel production technology” held at the International Conference Centre, Umuahia, Abia State.
TOPO in a press statement issued on Monday in Abakaliki by Chief Egwu Chima, its National Research and Publicity Secretary, debunked the alleged media report, adding that the minister has not made open his 2023 ambition.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Federal Government would ensure equity in the distribution of projects.