APC Primaries: Ayade Seeks Support from Delegates

The Governor of Cross River State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, Ben Ayade, has called on party delegates to vote for him in the presidential primary.

He made this known in a Facebook post on Tuesday, calling on his “colleagues” to support his presidential ambition.

The governor noted that the presidency was a collective project and unveiled his strategy for soliciting votes from the delegates.

Ayade has, in the statement he e-signed, said, “I am calling on all my colleagues to support my ambition as President of our great nation.

“Mine is our collective project where shared responsibility of the incoming government lies with us all.

“My strategy has been quiet, non-controversial, but in touch with the entire delegates nationwide. Let me be your last joker. Thank you so much. God bless.”

Meanwhile, the APC presidential aspirants from the South-East had written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) to intervene and give a chance to the South-East to produce the next presidential candidate of the party.

The letter was signed by Ikeobasi Mokelu, former ministers of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu; state for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi, and Mrs.Ken Uju-Ohanenye.

Senator Rochas Okorocha was listed among signatories but didn’t append his signature.

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