- Governor Bello had earlier declared that he may run for president on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress in 2023
- In making moves to achieve this aim, Bello recently assured various stakeholders in Kebbi and Sokoto state that he will not disappoint them
- The governor also revealed that there are some elements in the country who are bent on bringing down the Buhari-Osinbajo led administration
Bello said he will yield to their calls for him to run for the presidency in 2023.
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He noted that those who were supposed to support and advise the President are pulling him down by their actions, utterances, inactions and by their silence.
While noting that the clamour for youth to become president in 2023 was right, Bello advised Nigerians to vote for youth with capacity, zeal, integrity, determination and impeccable records.
“We always ask that youths should come on board. There are some elders who have the capacity, are passionate, patriotic and ready to sacrifice for this country. We need youth with capacity, zeal, integrity, determination and impeccable records. Going to 2023, our records will speak for us."
The leader of the delegation, Murtala Kaoje, said the visit was to pledge their support for the governor’s presidential ambition.
Yahaya Bello presents new houses to wives of his late Police Escort rider
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state on Wednesday, December 1 in Lokoja presented two houses to the wives of his deceased police escort, Inspector Aminu Salisu.
Bello presented the keys to the houses located in Abuja to the widows at the launch of the 2022 emblem for Nigeria's fallen heroes in commencement of activities to mark the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
The governor said the houses presented to the late Salisu’s widows demonstrated the commitments of his administration to support the family of the deceased.
Ahead of 2023, INEC reveals how politicians undermine commission's efforts
In other news, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused politicians across Nigeria of undermining the commission's effort to deliver seamless elections.
The resident electoral commissioner in Akwa Ibom state, Mike Igini, said while the commission focuses on best ways to eliminate some of the hitches and challenges encountered in elections, politicians are hellbent on frustrating efforts aimed at achieving a seamless process.
Igini made the disclosure at stakeholders roundtable on electoral technology hosted by YIAGA in partnership with the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU SDGN).