The APC presidential primary is still ongoing at the Eagle Square Abuja, the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory.
At the time of filing this report, the sorting of votes is in progress.
Before the voting exercise started, about seven presidential aspirants stepped down for two other aspirants.
Nicholas Felix, a Nigerian pastor based in the United States stepped down in support of the vice president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Addressing the APC party leaders, delegates, and his supporters at the Eagle Square, he announced his withdrawal from the race in support of Prof. Osinbajo.
At the Tinubu’s camp, six aspirants have stepped down in support of the former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The six aspirants include:
Senator Godswill Akpabio- former minister of Niger Delta Affairs
Former governor of Ogun State- Ibikunle Amosun
Governor of Ekiti state- Fayemi Kayode
Former speaker of the House of Representatives – Dimeji Bankole
Governor of Jigawa state- Abubakar Badaru
Senator Ajayi Boroffice
And Uju Ken- Ohanenye who is also the only female candidate for the Apc presidential ticket.
Senator Godswill Akpabio while addressing the party delegates, supporters, and party leaders at the Eagle Square Abuja stated that his decision to withdraw was in the best interest of the party and the nation.
More information from the ongoing convention will soon be relayed.