Tuesday, 30 May 2017

2019: Donald Duke eyes Presidency, says I still want to be president

Mr Donald Duke, a former governor of Cross River State, have indicated interest to still run for presidency,

Donald duke who said he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the opportunity presents itself, made this known while addressing a cross session of Nigerians on Tuesday at a programme, “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders”, held in Lagos.

Mr. Duke said his failure not to emerge as PDP’s flag bearer in 2011 will not deter him from taking another shot at the presidency, he would still contest for the highest office in the country at the appropriate time.

Duke explained that it was because of his preference for the presidential seat that he did not vie for any federal legislative seat after serving out his terms as governor.
I believe I still have the energy in me, “he said. The former governor canvassed the reform of the country`s political system to accommodate wider participation and good governance. He suggested the review of the electoral law to allow for independent candidacy.

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