Nicholas Felix, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stepped down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Felix, who is a US based pentecostal preacher, announced his decision to step down at the ongoing presidential primaries holding at the Eagles Square.
His decision to step down makes him the first aspirant to drop his ambition for Osinbajo.
Earlier, Godswill Akpabio, Ibikunle Amosun, Kayode Fayemi, Dimeji Bankole, Ajayi Borroffice and Governor Abubakar Badaru had withdrawn from the race for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
However, Ogbonnaya Onu, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Sani Yerima, Rotimi Amaechi and Rochas Okorocha had refused to step down for any aspirant.
This online newspaper reports that after aspirant finish their speeches, delegates will begin to vote for who emerges the party’s flagbearer.
President Muhammadu Buhari, First Lady Aisha Buhari and other dignitaries are currently witnessing the Special Convention.