Thursday, January 24, 2019

Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has announced her withdrawal from the presidential race.

She however, opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election.

A statement issued on Thursday morning by the  spokesperson for Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, she took the decision after “extensive discussions with Nigerians at home and the Diaspora.”

According to her, the action was also prompted by an examination of the country’s electoral environment sequel to the 2019 presidential debate of Saturday, January 19, 2019.

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