Barring last minute changes, Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade would declare to contest for the nation’s top political office this week, according to the GRASSROOT REPORTERS.
Reliable sources stated that plans have been concluded by the governor to join the country’s presidential race come 2023, after consulting with President Muhammadu Buhari, this week in Abuja.
The governor is expected to meet with the President tomorrow, Tuesday January 18th, during which Mr. President would confer him with an award for his giant strides in rice revolution.
Governor Ayade departed for Abuja during the weekend to attend the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum meeting and also meet with President Buhari.
Meanwhile, posters of Ben Ayade for president have already flooded social media.