THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – According to report, Governor of Ekiti, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, will officially declare his ambition to contest for president in the forthcoming election under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In a letter addressed to leaders of the party, Fayose confirmed that he will officially declare his intention to contest for 2019 presidential election under PDP. The governor boasted of becoming the next president of Nigeria.
Report says the event is billed for the Golden Hall, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja at 11am tomorrow, Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Lere Olayinka, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, said that Fayose assured in the letter that his presidential ambition was without prejudice to the party’s position, but in the overall interest of the party and Nigeria.
The letter read:
‘It is with deep sense of responsibility that I write to inform you of my intention to seek the ticket/mandate of our party to contest the 2019 Presidential election, considering your support
and commitment towards our great party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) it becomes imperative to keep you informed and seek your support.
‘This ambition however is without prejudice to our party’s position, but in the overall interest of the party and our country.
‘I urge that all hands should be on deck to ensure victory at the 2019 presidential election.
‘Accept the assurances of my highest regards as a determined presidential hopeful.’
On his chances, if given the mandate by PDP, Governor Fayose claimed:
‘I have penchant for taking powers; that one in Buhari’s hand, I will take it. I’m going straight to that Villa. I’m the next president.’
See copy of letter in the photo below: