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Junaid Mohammed Steps Down As Running Mate Of Donald Duke

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Donald Duke’s Running Mate, Junaid Mohammed Withdraws From Race

Weeks away from the 2019 elections, running mate to Donald Duke, Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate,Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has stepped down.

Junaid who is a lawmaker of the second republic told Punch during an interview that he decided to step down because of the “many hassles of the SDP.”

He said he also stepped down as the deputy national chairman of the SDP and had written letters to the chairman of the party, Chief Olu Falae and Duke.

Junaid said, “It is true. I stepped down a while ago because of the many hassles.

“I also resigned as deputy national chairman. I have written to Chief Olu Falae and Mr. Donald Duke. However, I have not resigned from the party.”

When asked if he would be supporting President Muhammadu Buhari to ‘take Nigeria to the next level’, Junaid laughingly responded, “You know I will never do such.”

Naija News reports that Junaid is one the numerous critics of President Buhari as much as the main opposition, Atiku Abubakar. who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate.


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