- A group under the aegis of Good News Nigeria is pushing for Yemi Osinbajo to contest for president in 2023
- The advocacy group urged Nigerians to support Yemi Osinbajo and Borno governor, Babagana Zulum, for president and vice president respectively
- Good News Nigeria said the country would benefit from the rulership of Osinbanj and Zulum
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A group under the aegis of Good News Nigeria has urged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to contest for president in 2023.
The group in a statement on Friday, July 3, said a joint ticket of Yemi Osinbajo and Borno governor, Babagana Zulum as president and vice president respectively in 2023 would lead to national development, Leadership reported.
According to the group’s national coordinator, Dauda Mbaya, Nigeria would emerge as the next developed country in the world if it elects a credible leader in 2023.
The advocacy group said an Osinbanjo/Zulum ticket would have immense benefits for the development of Nigeria in 2023.
Meanwhile, Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has distanced himself from the circulation of his posters and flyers for the 2023 presidential race.
A statement by the governor's spokesman, Onogwu Muhammed on Tuesday, July 1, stated that the Kogi state chief executive has no prior knowledge of the purported materials or having any link with the group or individuals circulating the posters.
The governor urged the people of the state not to allow anybody or group to misled them in using his name to achieve their political goals while reaffirming his commitment to the plight and wellbeing of Kogites.
In another report, the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has reacted to claims that he has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
On his Twitter page, Ribadu described the claim as a scam scripted by some irrelevant schemers to mislead people.
The former EFCC boss, therefore, called on Nigerians to disregard the false reports, adding that he has no intention or plan to leave the ruling party.
He wrote: "So because a few irrelevant people went to scam someone by namedropping another person then that get spinned as "Ribadu moves" or decamps.
"I couldn’t believe desperation can lead to scripting of such a poor propaganda twist."
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