Governor Ayo Fayose drops out of the 2019 presidential 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.
”I dropped the presidential ambition because of the stolen mandate freely given to my deputy.
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”.