Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi, Yahaya Bello…did not step down for Tinubu
The APC Presidential Primaries which was held on Tuesday night at Eagles Square Abuja saw at least seven All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants stepped down for Tinubu, the National Leader of the party.
The former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio, was the first to step down for Tinubu.
Former Ogun State governor Ibikunle Amosun and Governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, also stepped down for Tinubu.
Dimeji Bankole, the former speaker of the house of representatives; Muhammad Badaru, Jigawa governor; and Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo north, also withdrew from contesting the presidency and supported Tinubu.
Uju Ohanenye, the only female APC presidential aspirant, also threw her weight behind Tinubu.
Meanwhile, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo did not step down from the race as many had expected. Former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello stood their ground to contest the poll with Tinubu.