Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has said he does not have any prior knowledge of campaign posters and fliers linking him to a bid for the presidency in 2023.
The governor made the denial in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Onogwu, on Thursday, adding that he had no prior knowledge of posters and fliers or any other campaign materials linking him to the bid.
The statement read: “We want to state categorically that Governor Bello has no prior knowledge of neither the group nor the individuals behind the posters and flyers.
“His Excellency, as a responsible governor who is very sensitive to the plight and well-being of the citizens, cannot and will not support that kind of premature intention, especially at this crucial moment when the nation and the world is facing challenges of containing the spread of COVID-19.”
The statement further stated that Bello is focused on his assignment of delivering good governance and dividends of democracy to the people of Kogi State.
He also urged the people of the state not to allow anybody or group to mislead them into using his name to achieve their political goals.
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