- A women's group has called on Governor Bala Mohammed to declare his ambition to run for presidency in 2023
- The group said the governor has the charisma and leadership style that is capable of leading the country to a desired development level
- According to the women, they are well prepared to mobilise supporters for the governor's presidential ambition
A group of influential female politicians across the country has thrown their weight behind the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to run for president in 2023.
The women, under the auspices of Nigerian Women for Bala Mohammed Nationwide, vowed to mobilise other women in the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory to persuade Senator Mohammed to declare his ambition.
n a statement signed by its national president, Mary Odoma, the women said the governor is the best man to succeed President Buhari.
According to Odoma, the Bauchi governor has big ideas, charisma and all the needed leadership acumen to rescue Nigeria from its current state.
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Oduma recalled that as FCT Minister, Senator Mohammed displayed supreme intelligence, creativity and innovation, adding that his reforms are still being enjoyed in the capital city.
She said the governor has continued to set the pace, transforming Bauchi in terms of infrastructures and the standard of living.
If given the opportunity to lead Nigeria, Odoma believes Governor Mohammed's impact will be instantly felt as he has garnered the requisite experience, exposure and expertise.
She said the group, drawn from across party lines, will take time to visit all major Nigerian stakeholders such as former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retired) and General Ibrahim Babangida (retired).
She added that they will also meet Senator Iyorchia Ayu, Governor Nyesome Wike, Governor Samuel Ortom and other notable leaders within and outside the PDP to ensure that Senator Mohammed doesn’t only make himself available to run but gets the PDP ticket to win the presidential election in 2023.
The women, therefore, urged Governor Mohammed to toss his hat into the ring to allow them properly mobilise.
Governor Accuses Bauchi Monarchs of Conniving With Criminals
Traditional leaders in Bauchi state are said to have been working with criminals to maim community residents and destroy property in the communities.
The allegation against the traditional leaders was made by the governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed on Monday, October 18.
Mohammed said the collaboration between the traditional leaders and the criminals is a huge challenge for the state government in carrying out its duties.
Tension in APC As 1,000 Members Burn Brooms, Decamp to PDP
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has witnessed a tsunami as its members dump and burn their brooms to join the Peoples Democratic Party in Bauchi.
The new party members were received at the government lodge in Dass local government are by PDP leaders in the state.
Some members of other political parties were also among those who decamped to PDP in Dass LGA.