2023: Yahaya Bello Reveals 1 Major Quality Nigerians Demand From APC Presidential Candidate
- The governor of Kogi state has made his stance known regarding the zone Nigeria's next president should come from in 2023
- Yahaya Bello in a recent interview on a live TV programme, disclosed that the area where the presidential candidate hailed from does not matter rather his ability to turn the country around
- Meanwhile, the governor was reacting to the Southern Governors' Forum stance on the zoning of the presidency in 2023 to the South-East
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), needs a presidential candidate who will turn the country’s fortunes around irrespective of where such person comes from.
The governor made this assertion on Monday, March 28, when he spoke on a daily programme, Channels TV reports.
Bello opined that the basic requirements of the presidential candidate are all that is needed and required by Nigerians.
The governor said during the breakfast show that what Nigerians require, first is a competent, committed, smart thinking and smart acting candidate who will turn the fortunes of this country around.
PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app
He explained further that all Nigerians require is a man that will not just bring hope alive but achieve great results.
According to him, the country needs a president who will unite every part of Nigeria and also build on the legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He affirmed thus:
“What the party requires now is a smart, vibrant and younger generation to take over the mantle of leadership."
2023: Southeast Nollywood stars endorse Yahaya Bello for Aso Rock
One of the top contenders for the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has gotten the backing of Nollywood stars in the southeastern part of Nigeria.
It was reported that women trooped out in their numbers in the streets of Umuahia the Abia state capital to drum their support for the youngest governor in the country.
A rally was held in his honour which had representatives of the six geopolitical zones marching forth to back his presidential ambition for the 2023 general elections.
Hours to APC's national convention, Buhari issues final orders
Meanwhile, as the APC was making last-minute preparations for its national convention coming up on Saturday, March 26, at Eagle Square, Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 25, gave what can be called his final instruction to the leadership of the party.
In a statement shared via Facebook by a presidential media aide, Buhari Sallau, President Buhari noted that the ruling party cannot afford to do anything that will mar its chances in the 2023 elections by whatever transpires at the convention.