Olusegun Mimiko, the former governor of Ondo state, has announced his decision to contest the 2019 presidency on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).
The former governor made his official declaration at 10am on Thursday, September 13, at the party's headquarter.
Mimiko disclosed this in a series of tweets via his Twitter handle why he was running for presidency.
Read the tweets below:
Recall that in May 2018 the former governor left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the Labour Party (LP) from which he had earlier defected while still in office in 2014.
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Mimiko dumped the Labour Party less than five months before the 2015 general elections, to the PDP.
The former governor revealed the two things Nigeria needs to sustain its unity. Mimiko was quoted as saying the two things needed by the country are perseverance and determination from the people.
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