Fayose said he had to drop the presidential ambition as mark of sympathy and concern for his deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka who lost in the last gubernatorial election in the state. Read his statement below:
”I dropped the presidential ambition because of the stolen mandate freely given to my deputy. As a good leader, I cannot abandon my loyal deputy whose mandate was stolen the APC and be pursuing another ambition My posters are there in a room. I am committed to the recovery of the mandate for now more than anything else”, he said.