He defeated other contestants including President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointee, Modibbo Kawu, who is the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the party said AbdulRasaq polled 29,098 votes to defeat other aspirants.
APC spokesman, Yekini Nabena, in a statement Monday evening, said Alhaji Yammah Abdullahi, the runner up scored 22,116 votes.
Others results are: Alhaji Lukeman Mustapha – 14,233; Prof.Oba Abu – 23,298; Alhaji Hakeem Lawal – 18,758; Alhaji Mooshood Murtala – 9,511; Isaq Modibbo Kawu – 5,060; Alhaji Yakubu Gobar – 2,420 and Tajudeen Makama Audu – 3,127
Two aspirants, Abdulfatai Yahaya and Mohammed Dele Belgore had voluntarily withdrawn from the governorship race.