National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu was all smiles as Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode joined other dignitaries to greet him at the pavilion before the commencement of the APC National Convention.
Ambode posed for photographs with the party leader before taking his seat.
Delegates to the national convention of the All Progressives Congress were still making their way into the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the event as at 9:45 pm.
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.