2019 Election: Donald Duke Kicks Against Zoning Presidency To North |

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has said that he is not a supporter of zoning of the Presidency.


Mr Duke, while speaking on Hard Copy anchored by Maope Ogun on Channels
TV, said, “I have never subjected myself to zoning, when I ran for
Governor I was not afforded zoning, everybody and everyone was able to
run in Cross River.”
He maintained that, “Besides its my constitutional right to run, you can’t zone my right, I think it’s unconstitutional to zone.
“Besides. like I said to you I was born a Nigerian, I wasn’t born an
Easterner or Westerner, I was born after Independence. So my outlook is
Concluding, the ex-governor said Nigeria was in dire straits and should jettison zoning and go for the best.
It could be recalled that Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives
Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) flayed
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State for declaring his intention to run
for Presidency in 2019 against the zoning arrangement of the two major
political parties in the country.

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