Governor Ben Ayade Joins 2023 Presidential Race

Governor Ben Ayade Joins 2023 Presidential Race
Governor Ben Ayade Joins 2023 Presidential Race

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has entered the race for the All Progressives Congress’s (APC’s) presidential ticket in the 2023 election.

The governor, who met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja’s State House, stated that he told the president of his aspiration.

Ayade, who stated that President Buhari recommended him to consult more before announcing, added that he came to seek spiritual and political direction from the President on who would succeed him in 2023 to ensure continuity.

He stated that if elected president, he will prioritise security, economics, electricity, and job creation.

The governor, who pledged to emulate his success in Cross River, added that if the presidency were allocated to the south, he would be eager to take on the challenge as the sole APC governor in the south south.

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