The governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade, has declared presidential ambition on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ayade disclosed this to newsmen after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, April 26, The Nation reported.
the Cross River state governor said he was actually asked to join the race by President Buhari.
However, Governor Ayade said he would be flexible with his quest for the APC’s presidential ticket.
He explained that he would be subject to whatever decision the party and support any person settled for as the flag-bearer.
Leadership newspaper also cited Governor Ayade as saying that President Buhari told him to consult wider with his constituents on his ambition.
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