Thursday, 13 December 2018

PRESIDENCY 2019 - Donald Duke's running mate quits race

Second Republic lawmaker , Dr . Junaid Mohammed , has stepped down as the running mate of the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party , Mr . Donald Duke , The PUNCH has learnt .

Junaid, who is one of the fiercest critics of President Muhammadu Buhari , told our correspondent during an interview that he decided to step down because of the “ many hassles of the SDP . ”

He said he also stepped down as the deputy national chairman of the SDP and had written letters to the chairman of the party , Chief Olu Falae ; and Duke .

Junaid said , “ It is true . I stepped down a while ago because of the many hassles .
“ I also resigned as deputy national chairman . I have written to Chief Olu Falae and Mr . Donald Duke . However , I have not resigned from the party . ”
When asked if he would be supporting President Muhammadu Buhari to ‘ take Nigeria to the next level ’ , Junaid laughingly responded , “ You know I will never do such . ”


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