Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Wednesday said he would verify his interest to run for the presidency in 2023 at the proper time.
Bello made the remark whereas reacting to a report alleging that he disclosed his decision to run for the presidency in 2023.
The governor, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, stated his speedy attention was delivering his electoral promises to his people.
He noted that Nigerians have been calling on Bello to run for the presidency due to his good works within the state.
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Bello was said to have confirmed his intention to run for presidency throughout a chat with journalists in Abuja.
The governor was stated to have disclosed his curiosity with respect to the calls by Nigerian youths, women, and the much less-privileged.
Nevertheless, when he approached Onogwu for affirmation, he stated: “It’s no longer a hidden indisputable fact that the people mentioned have been calling on the governor to run for the presidency in 2023.
“Be that as it might, this isn’t campaigning time, Bello is the governor of Kogi State and he is working to deliver his campaign promises to the people of the state.
“People from different works of life have been calling on him to run for president in 2023 based on what they know he would do and based on what they know he has executed within the state.
“Kogi under Bello is one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria, and this is what people are seeing and are calling on Bello to run for the presidency in 2023.
“Be that as it could, the governor will make his intention recognized to all people when the time comes.”
Recall that Bello’s presidential marketing campaign posters have been lately sighted in some states.
However, the governor had stated only God would resolve if he ought to run for the presidential workplace in 2023 or not