Governor Ayo Fayose backs out of 2019 presidential race


Faced with the reality of the bigwigs presidential aspirants of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ayo Fayose has pulled out of the race.

The outgoing governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose who the first to have indicated interest for the office of president come 2019 has dropped his ambition.

According to the News Agency of Nigerian, the governor dropped the hint on Friday when he received the duo of former governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and former minister, Kabir Turaki Taminu, (both presidential aspirants) who came to lobby him and delegates in the state PDP.
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Fayose said he had to drop the ambition as mark of sympathy and concern for his deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka who lost in the last gubernatorial election in the state.

”I dropped the presidential ambition because of the stolen mandate freely given to my deputy.

As a good leader, I cannot abandonmy loyal deputy whose mandate was stolen by the APC and be pursuinganother ambition My posters are there in a room. I am committed to the recovery of the mandate for now more than anything else”, he said.

Before now, Fayose had not only opened campaign offices but also came out with retinue of branded vehicles with which to campaign for the presidential slot.


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