2019 Election: Donald Duke declares intention to contest


Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke has declared his interest to contest for the Office of President in the upcoming 2019 general elections.

The 56-year-old made his intentions known while speaking at the annual Law dinner of the University of Nigeria, Anambra State on Friday, June 8 while speaking on the topic ‘Nigeria In Clear and Present Danger’.

He explained that although he wasn’t yet sure of the platform with which he will be contesting, he was convinced that it was time to make a move. He also stated that will and strategy are major components needed to ensure all-round national development.

Duke who is currently a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was one of those who welcomed the Coalition For Nigeria Movement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo In February.


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