President of the African Development Bank AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina has joined the contest for the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC.
The move put paid to weeks of speculations that some APC chieftains were mounting pressure on him to enter the race and that it would be easier to secure presidential approval for his bid
Meanwhile, the director general for the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Presidential Campaign Organization, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin has dumped the ruling party.
In a post on his verified Facebook page, Jibrin said he has done his best for the APC and that it was time to move on.
He said he would announce his new party in the next 24 hours.