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2019: Fela Durotoye to quit Presidential race

The presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria, Fela Durotoye, has said he is ready to sacrifice his ambition to ensure a coalition candidate emerges in the presidential election.


Durotoye, in a statement on Thursday, commended the sacrifice of the former minister, Oby Ezekwesili, who had earlier announced her withdrawal from the race.


He urged other candidates not to let the opportunity of working together to create history slip by.


He said, “I have always believed that leadership is about service and sacrifice and today, I would like to commend Dr. (Mrs) Oby Ezekwesili for leading the charge to forming a viable coalition to presenting a consensus candidate for the 2019 presidential elections.


“To ensure that an alliance is formed and we present a united front, I am ready to come into any coalition talks with my brothers, Omoyele Sowore, and Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, and to submit myself to any transparent process that will help us arrive at a selection of a consensus candidate from amongst us.



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