- Governor Bala Muhammed has been urged to consider the 2023 presidency race
- The Bauchi governor was advised by a group in Abuja through a communique issued on Monday
- Mohammed was described as an exceptional and resourceful leader who can achieve the lofty dreams of the nation
Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, has been admonished to contest for the 2023 presidency as conversations continue to draw around the next president.
The admonition was given in Abuja by a group, Coalition of Youth and Women (CYW) on Monday, December 21.
Speaking through a call contained in a communique signed by its president and secretary-general Aminu Zakari and Christiana Jacob respectively, CYW maintained that it is rooting for Governor Bala to throw the hat into the ring because of his competence.
The group described the Bauchi state governor as a transparent and resourceful leader who can pilot the affairs of the nation and save it from insecurity and disintegration, Daily Trust reports.
Buhari's successor must have these qualities - Yahaya Bello
Meanwhile, following the agitations by some geo-political zones to produce the next president of Nigeria, the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has revealed the qualities of who would become President Muhammadu Buhari's successor.
The governor said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would produce a president in 2023 that would unify the country.
It was gathered that while speaking on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, on Thursday, November 20, Bello said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s ambition to take back power is a “lofty dream” and ”castles in the air.”
I am not distracted by calls for 2023 presidency - Bello
Legit.ng also reported that amid calls to contest the forthcoming 2023 presidential election, Governor Bello said he is focused on delivering his mandate of rebuilding the state.
Bello noted this on Monday, December 21, in reaction to those calling on him to contest as Nigeria's next leader.
A statement by Onogwu Sani Mohammed, his chief press secretary, stated that the governor made the comment at the security and economic summit of the Northcentral Governors Forum in Benue state.
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