Governor of Kogi State, Yayaha Bello has declared his intention to run for the office of the Nigerian president in 2023 under the platfor of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
Bello who made the declaration at Eagle Square , Abuja on Saturday promised to make 20 million Nigerians millionaires by 2023
The event witnessed the presence of many dignitaries including, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, Kogi state deputy governor, Edward Onoja, former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode among others.
Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the presumed winner of the June 1993 presidential election, late Moshood Abiola, is to lead the governor’s presidential campaign organisation as its director-general.
Also, the director-general of the M.K.O. Abiola Campaign Organisation and former Senate Deputy Leader, Jonathan Zwingina, has been named the national coordinator of the Yahaya Bello Presidential Campaign.
Bello, while reeling out some of the plans he has for the country, said the 2023 presidential elections are about the survival of Nigeria, adding that he would build on the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said that having been the governor of Kogi state since January 27, 2016, Nigerians should assess his suitability to be president based on his scorecard of performance.