I’m Nigeria’s next president, Fayose declares
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose , on Friday in Ado -Ekiti , declared himself as the next President of Nigeria .
The governor – a member of the Peoples Democratic Party – boasted that he and his party have the attributes to wrest power from the President Muhammadu Buhari – led All Progressives Congress in 2019.
He also boasted that former governors Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi would fail if they contest the 2018 governorship election in the state .
According to him, neither of the two performed to an admirable level that would make the residents of Ekiti State give them a second chance like he was given.
The governor spoke at a meeting with political office holders at the Government House, Ado -Ekiti , where he also inspected Osoko Political Institute Centre.
He said , “ Just because Ayo Fayose has won a second term to become Governor of Ekiti State , some people also think they can come back now , but I want to tell them that it is not possible . I am the man wholeheartedly loved by Ekiti people because of the many developmental projects that have brought great infrastructural and developmental advancement to Ekiti State .
“ If you go around Ekiti State , you will see my handiwork dotting every nook and cranny of the state . This is why I am the man who every Ekiti person will follow in 2018 .”
Fayose said he had the penchant for taking powers from people having defeated two former governors ( Niyi Adebayo and Fayemi ) in governorship elections .
“ I have a penchant for taking powers ; that one in Buhari ’s hand. I will take it . I’m going straight to that ( Presidential ) Villa . I’m the next President .
“ I want to be the next President of Nigeria . My own won ’ t be this change that has brought nothing , we are going to represent the people well and tell them the truth. ”
Fayose said a public rally to celebrate three years of the election of June 21 , 2014, which brought him to office , would hold next Wednesday , to serve as a show of force to intimidate his opponents .