North East Youths Coalition have called on the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello to run for 2023 presidential election.
The coalition which comprises groups of youths from the six states of the region that includes Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe State made the call at a press conference at Zaranda hotel Bauchi.
This is coming on the heel of other national groups and organisations asking him to consider the office.
Led by its chairman Alhaji Salihu Magaji, the group opined that Yahaya Bello is a youth and energetic who is full of ideas to turn things around for the better in the country.
He said the Kogi state governor as a charismatic leader has a vision of adressing all socio economic and political challenges facing the country in order to have peace ,Unity and stability of Nigetia.
He said their declaration of support for Bello is not for selfish interest but to encourage the young Nigerians to occupy the presidential seat.
“The leadership of the Arewa youths coalition who are agitating for the overall development of the region has commended the leadership style of governor Yahaya Bello for his tireless efforts for coming out to address national issues to end nepotism, colonialism, power drunk and old method of holding future of our great Nigerian youths to ransom.
“ I recalled when there was dispute between rearers in the north and south which led to the blockage of food to south,We are indeed impressed with governor Bello’s bold step and peace initiative to stabilize our co-existence as people from different nationalities within 24 hours.”