AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, 42 northern groups under the umbrella of Northern Youth Leaders Forum, NYLF, has endorsed the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, whom they say has all it takes to save Nigeria from its present security challenges and economic woes.
The group made its position known at a World Press Conference held in Yola, the Adamawa State capital on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
The National Chairman of NYLF, Elliot Afiyo, said that Bala Mohammed’s choice came about through a democratic voting process, where 145 delegates from across the 19 Northern states participated.
Afiyo explained that out of the 145 votes cast, Senator Bala Mohammed got 116, while his opponent, Raymond Dokoesi scored 28 votes, with one turning out invalid.
“I hereby declare today the 9th of June, 2021 that the NYLF the umbrella body of the 42 Northern Youth Groups has publicly endorsed Senator Bala Mohammed as our choice candidate for the 2023 Presidential Election under any political party.
– June 10, 2021 @ 18:24 GMT |