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2023: North-central lawmakers endorse Yahaya Bello for president

Yahaya- LagosPost.ng

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, state legislators in all the North Central states have passed a vote of confidence in the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress.

The legislators also endorsed Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello for President in 2023, owing to the fact that he is the only person that has shown interest in the position from the zone.

The lawmakers made the unanimous decision with one voice at the end of a one-day extraordinary meeting of the APC States Legislatures from the six states of the North Central Zone, held in Abuja on Thursday.

They urged Bello to continue to pursue his ambition, saying he remained the only person that the zone could rally around “for it to be counted in the power equation of the country.”

The lawmakers stressed that the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee needed the support and cooperation of all parties faithful to reposition the party for better performance and victory in the 2023 polls.

According to the convener, the immediate past Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Ahmed Marafa, the extraordinary meeting was convened to discuss the political future of the zone with respect to what he called the power equation in the country.

Marafa and urged members from the six states of the zone to see the reason why all well-meaning men and women must come together and agitate for a fair share for the zone.

Also speaking, the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, who initiated the meeting over one year ago, commended the lawmakers for their quick response to the meeting, noting that it would go a long way to show their genuine efforts to look after the welfare of their people.

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