Governor Fayose Declares He is Still in 2019 Presidential Election Race
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he is still in the race for the 2019 presidential election regardless of the Peoples Democratic Party zoning the ticket toward the North. Fayose said he chose to delicate pedal on his battle due to the July 14, 2018, Ekiti governorship poll.He a to rehash a reverberating triumph against Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on the off chance that he is picked as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress.
On the disturbances of some bothered PDP competitors that Fayose ought to be kept from meddling with the primary, the governor gave an affirmation that the state had no part to play in the primary election, saying it was the right of the Chief Uche Secondus-drove National Working Committee.
Some wronged PDP hopefuls, for example, a previous Minister of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye; Senator Biodun Olujimi, Owoseeni Ajayi and Amb Dare Bejide, had at a joint question and answer session on Monday exhorted Secondus to prevent Fayose from assuming any part in the primary. Fayose stated, “I am still in the presidential race. I am sitting tight for the time the Ekiti governorship election will hold so I can have sufficient energy.