As the clock continues to thick ahead of the general elections, some political and religious leaders from Kano State have assured Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi of their support in the upcoming 2023 elections following his quest to succed president Buhari
The leader of the group, Shuaibu Idris, said that they have always held Kano State for Buhari since 2003, and pledged to extend similar support to Mr Bello to take over from President Buhari.
The group pledged their loyalty when they visited Mr Bello in Abuja on Sunday.
They said as ardent followers of President Muhammadu Buhari, they were ready to give him all the support he requires.
“This is a gathering of Kano people from different works of life and we have all come here for a single purpose. That purpose is that Nigeria’s certain future by you, our son.
“Kano State has been a political stronghold of President Muhammadu Buhari since 2003, up till date and till tomorrow.
“We want to assure you that same love we have for President Muhammadu Buhari we are handing it over to you when the president completes his tenure.
“I want to assure you that we gave Mr President two million votes and now our membership has increased. We will give you more than two million votes.
“We x-rayed your performance and we have seen that you have done so well and you are the right person to move Nigeria forward,” Mr Idris said.
Responding, Mr Bello appreciated the group for acknowledging his achievements in Kogi and for their support.
The governor said that just like every other group and Nigerians who are calling on him to run for president, he would not fail them.