Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has claimed “all Nigerians” are asking him to contest for the seat of the presidency in the 2023 general election.
Recall there have been thereat to Nigeria unity following attacks and counterattacks from Fulani herdmen against farmers especially in the Southern and middle belt parts of Nigeria
Yahaya Bello made the statement on Friday while he featured on Politics Today, a programme on Channels Television. Bello said he will give an answer soon.
The Kogi governor who noted that Nigerians desire a candidate who will unite the country, said he believes he has the necessary qualities to perform excellently as president.
“The youths and women and all Nigerians, including very objective elites, are asking me to run for president in 2023. And I believe that it is high time that we looked into capacity — who can do the job? who is going to unify this country? And I think they are seeing something in me that they are asking me to come and unite and fix this country,” he said
“My answer will be affirmative in a short time from now. I want to urge each and every one of us that are asking me to come and run to be patient.
“It is still a work in progress and by the grace of God, I am not going to disappoint you when the time comes for me to give a response to that.”