BY HUSSAINI MOHAMMED, DAMATURU.
The Residents of Damaturu, Yobe state capital were amazed to wake-up yesterday to see the emergence of posters of Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello which flooded the state capital of Yobe state.
The posters, with inscription Yahaya Bello for president, ‘for a generational change’ among others has stirred confusion within the state polity as residents were seen discussing in groups about the development.
Our State Reporter who investigate that, major streets of the state, the poster were pasted at strategic locations in the state, which including parts of Government house streets, Potiskum Road, Roundabouts, Gashua roundabout and Gujba Road.
Other areas where the posters placed on pilgrim commission roundabout and Maiduguri bypass and house of Assembly road roundabout among other streets.
Blueinknews gathered that, Governor Yahaya Bello may used his friendship with the present Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni to actualize his dream.
Credible information disclosed that, some youths from the 19 northern states recently gathered in Abuja soliciting for Yahaya Bello to contest for presidential seat under the leadership of APC.
Governor Yahaya Bello who is an APC member from Kogi state is believed to have the backing of many youths coalition groups that also want to cash on the membership registration exercise of the party.
When contacted the Chieftan of the state APC chairman Mallam Goni Ahmed Bundi Gadaka, told that, it is not for him to determine who becomes an aspirant of the party’s presidency.
He added that, what is before us now is to commence the registration of our new membership, what I know is that, Bello is deserved to be our next president after Buhari, he has all capacity to contest for 2023 president” he said.
Goni while moving the motion said the call was predicated on the ‘sterling performance’ of the governor since he assumed office in 2016, it is now the turn of the North Central geopolitical zone to produce the next president.