The former Cross River State governor, Donald Duke has declared his interest to contest for Presidency in the coming 2019 general elections.
Duke 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’.
The former governor explained that although he wasn’t yet sure of the platform on 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-around national development.
Duke, a current 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.
He was also one of those who witnessed the formal registration of the former president (Obasanjo) as a member of the group, which he had called for to save Nigeria from the myriad of challenges it is facing.