A presidential aspirant and Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has vowed to defeat Atiku Abubakar before 2pm on election day if he emerges as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Bello boasted that he has the formula to defeat Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections.
Naija News understands that the APC, under which governor Bello is seeking to clinch the number one political office in the country, is set to conduct its presidential primary election this week.
The ruling party had scheduled to hold its convention at the Eagle Square in Abuja between Monday and Wednesday, June 6-8, 2022.
During an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, governor Bello said he is the voice of the young Nigerians, women and people living with disabilities.
He said: “By June this year, I will be 47. I am still the young of the young people, the voice of the younger generation, the voice for the women, the voice for people living with disabilities, and the voice for Nigerians irrespective of religion, region, or tribe because we have demonstrated it in Kogi State.”
Speaking on the solution to Nigeria’s security challenges, the governor explained that he has demonstrated his ability to solve tackle insecurity based on his experience in Kogi State.
Bello also promised to solve the security challenges facing the country within a year of assuming office if elected as the next president in 2023.
The presidential aspirant stated that since he came on board as Kogi governor in 2016, the state has recorded low-security issues due to his leadership.
“I have demonstrated that well enough in Kogi State. By the special grace of God, we are going to achieve it within the first 12 months of Governor Yahaya Bello’s presidency,” he said.
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