Motivational speaker and businessman, Fela Durotoye, has emerged as the consensus candidate for the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT), ahead of the 2019 presidential election.
Durotoye emerged as the alternative candidate at the party’s meeting on Thursday, beating the likes of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Deputy Governor Kingsley Moghalu and Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters.
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, confirmed the development on her Twitter feed.
“Today, a group of Presidential Aspirants under the acronym of PACT- Presidential Aspirants Coming Together held a Voting among themselves to decide their Consensus Candidate.
“They invited me to be an observer. I observed their process and reported the outcome of their Votes.
“PACT – Presidential Aspirants Coming Together used a two-staged Voting process and ended with an outcome that had Fela Durotoye score 4 votes and Kingsley Moghalu, 3 Votes.
“I wish them well,” Ezekwesili wrote.