- Justice minister, Malami, has reacted to a report claiming that his governorship campaign posters have surfaced
- The minister who spoke through his media aide described the report as a total lie
- Nevertheless, Malami's spokesperson, Jibrilu-Gwandu, admitted the minister supporters in the state who may want him to contest
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Abubakar Malami, the minister of justice has denied that his governorship campaign posters have flooded streets in Kebbi state.
According to Premium Times, the minister made the denial in a statement by his media aide Umar Jibrilu-Gwandu, on Friday, February 5.
Legit.ng gathers that the statement was released in reaction a media report indicating that the minister’s 2023 campaign posters had flooded streets across the state.
Jibrilu-Gwandu said the report is not true, claiming that his team has gone around the city with journalists and did not see any of such posters.
However, Jibrilu-Gwandu said that the minister has many supporters that might have interest in him to contest the governorship seat.
He nevertheless insisted that the story about his campaign posters was a total lie.
In another related report, campaign posters of Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, have surfaced on some major roads in Kano state.
The posters carrying inscriptions suggesting the governor’s 2023 presidential ambitions were spotted in some areas of the foremost northern commercial city.
However, the posters do not bear any party’s logo but there was a big inscription which reads: ‘For generational change 2023, vote Yahaya Bello for President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.’
Similarly, Legit.ng previously reported the campaign posters of Governor Kayode Fayemi ahead of 2023 presidential election were also recently spotted online.
The posters were spread on social media by Femi Ayodele, the chairman of Ikere local government area of the state.
Ayodele, confirming his position, told journalists that the Ekiti governor's credentials as a politician make him very suitable for the number one office.