Niger state Youth Vanguard calls on Gov. Yahaya Bello to contest for president, 2023

By Al-Sirajdeen Alhameed Minna

Yahaya Bello Youth Vanguard, Niger State, has called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi to contest for president come 2023 election.

In a press statement jointly signed by the chairman of the vanguard in Niger State, Comrade Yakubu Sarki Paul and the secretary, Comrade Kasim Shuaibu, the group have resolved to support him considering the fact that he has what it takes to vie for the position.

The group further asserted that that Bello will definitely deliver if given the opportunity by Nigerians to become the next President of this country.

According to the release, “His excellent performance at the helm of affairs as an accountant in the revenue mobilisation and fiscal commission, the private sector clearly put him at a vantage position far above other Co- contestants for the plum job”

The release further stated that he has demostrated good leadership style as the Executive Governor of Kogi state by being detribalised, mobilizer, by bringing in effective harmony, promote gender equality despite Kogi being a multi-faceted state with different political parties for the betterment of the state and the nation at large.

The group said, “All this have galvanized into reducing friction and acrimony and thus avoided the usual wrangling associated with multi politics having endeared youself by operating an open door policy irrespective of the political affiliation.

“Your stewardship as a governor has clearly shown you as an apostle and galvanizer of the current not too young to rule.

“You have created and given vibrant youths opportunities to serve in different capacities. Areas such as executive council members, political appointment into key sectors have no doubt endeared you not only to the burgeoning youth of Kogi state but beyond.

“All these have no doubt helped to set a mark that youth have a vital role to play in the revitalization of our dear country.

“It is the above qualities that propel the vanguard to come up with the need to galvanize youth across 25 local government areas in Niger state as a first step to pass the message across for your suitability to be saddled with this drive.“


A journalist by profession and I have been in active practice for so many years. A graduate of Political Science from University of Abuja. Maried with four children.

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