Ben Ayade

Ben Ayade has declared for President after meeting Buhari.



Newsonline reports that Cross River State Governor, Mr Ben Ayade, has joined the Presidential race on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress after a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday.


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The governor made the declaration while speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with Buhari.


He revealed that President Buhari advised him to make further consultations on his ambition.

The governor, who defected from the People’s Democratic Party to the APC less than two years ago, promised to replicate what he has done in Cross River State if he is elected president.

He advised that the presidential ticket be zoned to the south as he possesses the capacity to deliver from where Buhari would have stopped in 2023.

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