Yahaya Bello says presidential race should not be on the front burner now
Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Nnogwu Sani Mohammed at the ongoing security and economic summit of the Northcentral Governors Forum in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, the Governor said he is concentrated on delivering the mandate of rebuilding Kogi State.
According to Bello, the ability of his administration’s to halt insecurity in Kogi State and the massive successes with regards to youth empowerment has been attracting support leading to the calls for him to contest for presidency come 2023 but maintained that he does not want to be distracted with such calls.
The Governor called on the people to give him the needed support to deliver his second term promises to the people of Kogi State.
Bello said, “the issue of the 2023 presidency should not be put on the front burner and heat the polity.”
He assured the people that he is focused on his promises of improved security and youth employment of the state.
The Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, had said that there is a deafening call for Bello, to run for President in the 2023 election.
Fanwo said this while displaying a campaign poster for Yahaya Bello on Twitter.
In the campaign poster, Nigerians are being convinced to see Bello as President material for 2023 capable of replacing President Muhammadu Buhari.