BREAKING: Ex-Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido Declares For 2019 Presidency
Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party’s flag in the next presidential election.
Lamido in a letter to all PDP members across the country said all the party needs to reposition the country is to take over power in 2019 and bring it back to its path of recovery.
Lamido lamented that the nation has departed from the dreams of its founding fathers.
“Today, 57 years after the independence of our dear country, can we in all sincerity claim to have achieved the dream of our founding fathers? Where did we fail and from where did we begin to fail? Nigeria with its natural endowment and human capacity cannot be forgiven for being otherwise. We cannot even demonstrate our ability and capacity to meet domestic, regional and global challenges which currently seems to overwhelm us.”
“The PDP will and must lead the nation back into a bright, progressive, and innovative future,” Lamido’s letter reads.
He said the PDP must rekindle in Nigeria a new hope, a nation of united people with a common and assured destiny.
“To the world, Nigeria must demonstrate our confidence, tenacity in our ability and capability to address our domestic regional and global challenges that confront us.
It is against this background that I offer myself to vie for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2019 if my party finds me worthy to fly its flag.” The letter reads.