- Governor Bello of Kogi state has set tongues wagging as a new video of him engaging in physical fitness emerges online
- The Kogi state governor is seen in the video displaying some dancing moves as he listens to a local music
- The video has since sparked massive reactions from Nigerians on social media
Amid his tight schedules as the number one citizen of Kogi state, Governor Yahaya Bello always finds time to engage in physical exercise.
Several photos of the governor posted online showing him boxing or exercising his muscles at the gym testify to his commitment to physical fitness.
In a new video of the Kogi state governor sighted on Twitter by Legit.ng, he is seen at the gym showing off his dancing skills.
The video was posted on Twitter by Nwa Mazi Ogbonna™, @Chubalus16, on Monday, March 22, with the caption:
"Yahaya Bello for 2023. E Choke!"
The video has since generated some reactions on the social media platform. Check some below:
Alkasim Abdulkadir, @alkayy, said:
"Keeping fit huh? Running for President is not a 100m dash."
CHUBI, @_ELIGEMS, said:
"We need to stay fit so we can run the country well"
Khalid,@carliid, @Chubalus16, said:
"Make one soldier go do noble work of redeeming the image of the camo. This Yahaya Bello is desecrating the camo."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng notes that the caption and some of the comments made direct reference to the Kogi governor's speculated interest in succeeding President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
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Similarly, a newly established group, Bello Ambassadors Network (BAN) on Wednesday, February 17, announced its plan to formally inaugurate national and state structures in support of the Kogi state governor's political aspirations.
The group said the political structures would be set across all states and regions of the country on Saturday, February 20.
A statement signed by the group's national coordinator, Anthony Edogbo, and seen by Legit.ng, says BAN is a group of Nigerians committed to the Yahaya Bello 2023 presidential ambition.
Nurudeen Lawal is a Legit.ng journalist passionate about fact-checking/verification journalism. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature-in-English from Obafemi Awolowo University. As Politics Editor, Nurudeen mostly writes on Nigeria’s political and socio-economic developments. He has attended different workshops, conferences and training on fact-checking and digital reporting, among others. Learn more about him on Twitter, @Nurudeen Lawal_