Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode and the winner of the just-concluded governorship primary election in the state, Babajide Sanwo-olu have sat next to each other at the APC special convention.
The duo, alongside the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, appeared elated as they posed for a photograph.
Delegates to the national convention of the ruling party converged on the Eagle Square to affirm President Muhammadu Buhari as the party’s candidate.
The event which was earlier slated to begin at 12: 00 noon was later shifted to 6pm before it was later moved to 9pm.
Delegates and guests started arriving at the venue at 8:00 pm while several cultural groups were on hand to entertain guests.
About 7,000 delates are expected to attend the event in which President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to be formally presented as the APC presidential candidate for the 2019 elections.