A Campaign office has stated that Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to run in the 2023 presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
A statement from the Media Directorate of the Hope ’23 Yahaya Bello Campaign Council on Thursday in Abuja said the action was against the president.
Mr Bello bought the form from the All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat on Wednesday, making him the first of his rivals to pay the N100 million form.
“The Kogi State Governor in his usual practice presented his expression of interest and nomination forms for the 2023 Presidential election.
“This is to his political father and leader of the nation President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.
“The governor received blessings from Mr President ahead of the 2023 presidential election in which he is currently the front-runner,” the statement read.