Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has officially declared his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.
The Governor made the announcement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Fayemi will run on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
ThisNigeria reported that Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, in a statement on Tuesday, said the governor had sought counsel, guidance, and support from traditional and political leaders across states.
“The Nigeria governors forum chairman said the engagements with the traditional rulers, and political leaders provided an avenue to share and listen to their perspectives on the ideal approaches to building a united country based on justice, freedom, equity, and the rule of law.
“As of date, he has conferred with, and shared his vision with no fewer than 20 of the 22 APC governors, in the consultation process that is expected to run till the party’s primaries later in the month,” Oyebode said.
Other aspirants running on the platform of the APC include Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu, Ben Ayade, Rochas Okorocha, Ibikunle Amosun, Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi.