Governor Nyesom Wike and his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed

Wike endorses Bala Mohammed for 2023 presidency

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed, has all it takes to contest for the Nigerian presidency in the 2023 presidential election.

Wike who led a delegation from Rivers to Bauchi for the celebration of the New Year spoke when he was asked to react to calls by some groups that his host, Governor Mohammed should contest for the 2023 presidency.

Lawal Muazu Bauchi, new media aide to Governor Mohammed in a statement issued on the visit quoted Wike as endorsing the calls.

“On the calls made by individuals, groups and organizations on Governor Bala to run for presidency in 2023 election, Wike described it timely adding that the Bauchi Governor has all it takes,” Muazu said in the statement.

The full statement reads: His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed has received in audience, his Rivers State counterpart Governor Nyesom Wike who is in Bauchi for a new year festival.

Governor Wike on arrival paid a courtesy visit to His Royal Highness, the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu where the Emir conferred him with a traditional tittle of Jagoran Bauchi.

Wike expressed satisfaction with Governor Bala’s developmental projects describing him reliable and dependable colleague.

On the calls made by individuals, groups and organizations on Governor Bala to run for presidency in 2023 election, Wike described it timely adding that the Bauchi Governor has all it takes .

Also speaking, Governor Bala expressed gratitude to Governor Wike for visiting Bauchi on special occasion of the new year.

On his part, the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu said Governor Wike’s visit will further strengthen his relationship with Governor Bala, Bauchi Emirate and the cordial relationship between Rivers and Bauchi states.”

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