Yesterday July 17 2017, a Facebook post on a page name as"Fayose for President" had emerged stating the governor's intention to run for the nation's highest political seat.
The page, Fayose For President, started the post with, "Hello Nigerians, behold your next
It goes further to hail him as, "Pro Masses. Accessible. Ekiti State Governor. Chairman, PDP Governors' Forum. Husband and Father.. He's Peter (The Rock) Ayodele Fayose".
The governor has never made it a secret that he has ambitions of ruling the country.
While speaking in Ado Ekiti last month, he had said:
"I have penchant for taking powers; that one in Buhari's hand. I will take it. I'm going straight to that villa. I'm the next president.
I want to be the next president of Nigeria. My own won’t be this change that has brought nothing, we are going to represent the people well and tell them the truth."He has been a major critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration and openly antagonized the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).