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2019: Fayose withdraws his presidential ambition

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2019: Fayose withdraws his presidential ambition

Gov. Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced the withdrawal of his ambition to contest for the office of the President in 2019.

The governor, had indicated intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year.

Fayose made this known on Saturday while receiving two presidential aspirants; former governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and former minister, Kashim Taminu, who came to lobby him and delegates in the state PDP.

He said he had to drop the ambition as mark of sympathy and concern for his deputy, Prof. 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.

2019: Fayose withdraws his presidential ambition

“As a good leader, I cannot abandon my loyal deputy whose mandate was stolen by the APC and be pursuing another 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.

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

The two visiting presidential aspirants assured PDP members in Ekiti that the party would regain power in 2019.

They urged the Ekiti delegates to consider their candidature so as to make the dream become a reality.

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